Closing update: The Indian market benchmarks the Sensex and the Nifty logged healthy gains to settle at record closing highs.
The Sensex closed 255 points, or 0.48 percent, higher at 53,158.85 while the Nifty settled with a gain of 70 points, or 0.44 percent, at 15,924.20.
The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 0.31 percent and 0.43 percent higher, respectively.
Nifty Realty emerged as the top sectoral gainer, closing 4.20 percent higher, followed by Nifty IT which rose 1.29 percent. Nifty Auto (down 0.40 percent), media (down 0.35 percent), PSU bank (down 0.33 percent) and pharma (down 0.27 percent) closed in the red.
News Source:- Moneycontrol