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Sensex, Nifty hit record close for fourth straight day

(Reuters) - India’s main stock indexes closed at record highs for a fourth straight session, with the BSE index ending above 32,000 for the first time, as consumer inflation rate eased to its lowest in five years, cementing hopes for a rate cut.

A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.73 percent to end at 32,037.38.

The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.77 percent higher at 9,891.70, having cleared two major technical resistance levels. Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/2uUe5DM

Reporting by Arnab Paul and Gaurav Dogra in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier

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