Market Close: Market recovered some of the previous session losses with over a percent gain on March 1 on the back of positive domestic data.
At close, the Sensex was up 749.85 points or 1.53% at 49,849.84, and the Nifty was up 232.30 points or 1.60% at 14,761.50. About 1921 shares have advanced, 1093 shares declined, and 189 shares are unchanged.
Power Grid Corporation, ONGC, Grasim Industries, UPL and Shree Cements were among major gainers on the Nifty, while Bharti Airtel is the only loser.
Except PSU Bank index, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with Nifty Auto, Energy and Metal indices rose 2 percent each. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added 1.5 percent each.
News Source: Moneycontrol