Sensex jumps 123 points in early trade ahead of Fed decision

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Mumbai: Dec 16; Extending gains for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 123 points at 25,443.48 in early trade today, amid a firming trend at other Asian markets ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting.

The 30-share index, which had gained 276.09 points in the previous two sessions, gathered another 123.04 points, or 0.48 per cent, at 25,443.48 with all the sectoral indices, led by oil & gas, IT, healthcare and power trading in positive zone.

The NSE Nifty was also trading higher by 28.75 points, or 0.37 per cent, at 7,729.65.

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