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Nifty-50 at new high as hopes soar

THE ASIAN AGE. | RAVI RANJAN PRASAD
Published : Jan 11, 2020, 1:24 am IST
Updated : Jan 11, 2020, 1:24 am IST

The Nifty crossed the 12,300-mark and touched a new peak of 12,311.20.

As US-Iran tensions eased, Brent crude oil futures traded around $65 a barrel, a fall from $70-plus.
 As US-Iran tensions eased, Brent crude oil futures traded around $65 a barrel, a fall from $70-plus.

Mumbai: The Nifty-50 hit a record high, as the market rallied on renewed optimism over a series of positive factors like easing US-Iran tensions and falling crude oil price and expectations of growth boosters in the Union budget, a good rabi crop that may boost consumption and a relatively better earnings season. The Nifty crossed the 12,300-mark and touched a new peak of 12,311.20. before closing at 12,256.80. As US-Iran tensions eased, Brent crude oil futures traded around $65 a barrel, a fall from $70-plus.

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