Market Close: Benchmark indices ended higher with Nifty above 16,600 led by the metal, pharma, banks and power stocks.
At close, the Sensex was up 403.19 points or 0.73% at 55,958.98, and the Nifty was up 128.10 points or 0.78% at 16,624.60. About 2067 shares have advanced, 969 shares declined, and 122 shares are unchanged.
Bajaj Finserv, Adani Ports, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel and Hindalco Industries were the top Nifty gainers. Britannia Industries, HDFC, Infosys, Asian Paints and Nestle were among the top losers.
BSE midcap and smallcap indices gained over 1 percent each. Among sectors, except IT and FMCG, all other sectoral indices ended in the green.
News Source:- Moneycontrol