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A maturing market amid the mayhem
The Sensex closed 2.25 percent higher on Thursday, as gains on Wall Street and positive inflation data boosted investor sentiments.
The BSE Auto Index was the frontrunner, closing 3.7 percent higher on data released on Monday indicating a jump of almost 22 percent in car sales from a year ago.
Shares in Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hero Honda and Maruti Suzuki were up in the range of 3-5.8 percent.