Stock Market LIVE Updates: Sensex up over 300 points as market trims day's gains, Nifty50 near 18,000; Maruti rises 4%

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Stock Market LIVE Updates: Indian equity benchmarks scaled new peaks on Monday with the 50-scrip Nifty index hitting the 18,000 mark for the first time ever, shrugging off weakness in other Asian markets. Gains in automobile, metal, financial and oil & gas stocks pushed the market higher, though sharp losses in IT shares such as TCS and Infosys limited the upside. Broader markets also rose, with the smallcap index jumping more than one percent.

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