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Mumbai, Dec 31 (PTI) Stock markets opened on a positive note on the last trading day of 2013 with the benchmark BSE Sensex rising over 73 points in early trade on selective buying by funds. Also Read - Sensex Loses Over 400 Points, Nifty Below 11,000 Mark

The 30-share index rose 73.78 points, or 0.35 per cent, to trade higher at 21,216.79 points with stocks of auto, healthcare, capital goods and metal sectors rising. Also Read - Market News Today: Sensex, Nifty Begin Week With Marginal Gains, Asian Shares in Focus

The Sensex had lost 50.57 points in the previous session.