Budget Day: Markets Turn Highly Volatile After Firm Opening Ahead of Budget

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Benchmark equity indices began the trade on an optimistic note on Thursday but later faced heavy volatile trends ahead of presentation of interim Budget. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 248.4 points to 72,000.51 in early trade after beginning the day on a positive note. The Nifty went up by 62.65 points to 21,788.35. Later, both the benchmark indices hit choppy waters and were trading between highs and lows. Among the Sensex firms, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti, Power Grid, NTPC, IndusInd Bank and Sun Pharma were the biggest gainers. Larsen & Toubro, Titan, Bajaj Finserv and JSW Steel were the major...