Sensex zooms 240 points, closes at 2-month high

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Mumbai, Jan 11: BSE Sensex zoomed nearly 241 points today to close at a two-month high of 27,140.41 and NSE Nifty surpassed the crucial 8,300-mark on widespread gains following sustained buying by participants amid encouraging start of the corporate earnings season.

Sensex up 85 points in early trade on Asian cuesA better closing at other Asian markets and a mixed trend at European bourses in their early trade too influenced sentiments.

Brokers said the market has regained its strength as DIIs continue to pour into the domestic market, helping the key indices to recapture their respective key levels.