Stocks and forex markets will remain closed on Thursday for 'Diwali Balipratipada'. Markets registered gains of 0.7 per cent on Wednesday in a special one-hour trading session to mark the Diwali festival. The Samvat 2075 - the year from Diwali 2018 to Diwali 2019 - began with the Sensex closing 245 points higher at 35,237, and the Nifty settling just two points shy of 10,600, up 68 points from the previous close of 10,530.
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