Mumbai, March 25 -- A day after the historic rout, equity benchmark Sensex bounced back to close 693 points higher on Tuesday as investors noted governments across the world taking prompt measures to offset the financial damage from the Covid-19 pandemic. Indian equities followed an improved investor sentiment in Asia after the Federal Reserve announced limitless bond-buying programme to support the US economy. After gyrating 1,823.97 points, the BSE barometer gave up some gains to end 692.79 points or 2.67% higher at 26,674.03. P11

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