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Sensex rises over 1%; lenders gain

business Updated: Dec 29, 2010 13:52 IST

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Sensex extended gains to over 1% on Wednesday, a day before the expiry of the monthly derivative contracts and tracking mostly firmer global markets.

Lenders including HDFC Bank and mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corp led the gainers.

At 1:38pm, the BSE index was up 1% at 20,228.39 points, with 23 components advancing.

The 50-share NSE index rose almost 1% to 6,054.60.