BSE Indices continued the surge for a seventh session and ended at record levels; Sensex jumped 680 points to end above the 43,000-mark while, Nifty settled above 12,600; banking and financial stocks led indices continued its positive run as both the Sensex and Nifty ended the day on record highs.

This surge is being attributed to the progress seen in the development of a Covid-19 vaccine, Pfizer’s announcement of its new Covid-19 vaccine’s success rate of over 90% and the US and Bihar elections.

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