Stock Market LIVE Updates: Indian equity indices soared to record highs on Friday, with the S&P BSE Sensex index crossing the 55,000 level for the first time. Gains in banking, financial services and fast moving consumer goods stocks pushed the market higher, however losses in metal shares kept the upside in check. Broader markets also rose, with the smallcap index outperforming the headline indices in morning deals. NSE’s India VIX index — which gauges the expectation of volatility in the market in the near term — rose 1 percent.
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