Market Close: Benchmark indices settled higher after started the week on the positive note as both the indices touched their fresh record high during the day.
At close, the Sensex was up 194.90 points or 0.44% at 44,077.15, and the Nifty was up 67.50 points or 0.52% at 12,926.50. About 1636 shares have advanced, 1133 shares declined, and 178 shares are unchanged.
ONGC, IndusInd Bank, GAIL, Dr Reddy’s Labs and Tech Mahindra were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were HDFC, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, SBI Life Insurance and SBI.
On the sectoral front, except banks other indices ended in the green led by the IT and Energy (up 2 percent each) followed by the metal, pharma and infra. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 1 percent each.
News Source:- Moneycontrol