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India Equities Post Best Run in Seven Months on Lockdown Exit

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Indian stocks posted their longest winning streak since November amid optimism that easing of the nationwide lockdown will reboot economic growth.

The S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty 50 Index each rose 1.6% at the close in Mumbai. Both gauges rose a fifth consecutive session, the longest stretch of gains since Nov. 4.