Infosys has the worst performer status among blue chips, given the persistent concerns about global demand for software services.
Among other stocks, ICICI, L&T and Maruti shares gained more than 60 percent, while HDFC Bank and Sun Pharma rose more than 50 percent.
Lenders were the top performers among sectors, with the BSE banking index up nearly 57 percent. Real estate and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) were the next best sectoral performers.
The RBI is also expected to cut the repo rate more aggressively next year.
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