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Share Market highlights: Sensex, Nifty see biggest ever 2-day gain; Bajaj Finance, L&T soar

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Share Market highlights: The Sensex and Nifty extended gains on Monday morning, recording their biggest 2-day gain ever after corporate tax booster and GST rate cuts lifted sentiments. The Sensex ended 1,075 points up to 39,090 while the Nifty was trading above the 11,600-mark at 3.30 pm. In two sessions, Sensex has jumped over 3,300 points, while the Nifty has gained more than 1,000 points. L&T, ITC, IndusInd Bank, M&M were the biggest gainers in Sensex, jumping up to 8%. Infosys, Tech Mahindra were among the only losers in the index. Asian shares started higher on Monday on hopes of an interim Sino-US tariff deal after the two countries described their talks as "productive" and "constructive", while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated. Australian shares added 0.4% while New Zealand’s benchmark index was 0.2% higher. South Korea’s Kospi was a touch weaker after disappointing trade data, while Japan’s Nikkei was closed for a holiday, Reuters reported. We bring to you live updates.