Mumbai, March 27 -- Extending its recovery for the third straight session, equity benchmark Sensex surged by another 1,411 points , or 4.94%, on Thursday after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a stimulus package worth ~1.70 lakh crore to cushion the impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the country. NSE Nifty also finished 3.89% higher.p11

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