Updated on: March 24, 2020 19:26 IST

Equities close in green on hopes of economic package, Nifty IT up 6 pc

After a Monday mayhem, equity benchmark indices extended early gains in choppy trade on Tuesday amid some government relaxations on statutory and regulatory compliance-related issues. The market sentiment improved after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said a fiscal package will be announced soon to offset the negative impact of coronavirus on the Indian economy.