Stock Market Update: Sensex Gains 100 pts at Open, Nifty Above 17,000; Key Points


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Sensex Today: The domestic equity markets on Wednesday opened firmly amid mixed global cues and falling crude oil prices. The Sensex was up 131.94 points or 0.23 per cent at 57279.26, and the Nifty was up 24.80 points or 0.15 per cent at 17008.30. About 1083 shares have advanced, 539 shares declined, and 125 shares are unchanged. HCL Technologies, Asian Paints, Power Grid Corp, NTPC and Infosys were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were ICICI Bank, ONGC, Reliance Industries, Hindalco Industries and Maruti Suzuki. Rupee Opens The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 82.27 per dollar on...