Closing updates: Market benchmarks the Sensex and Nifty closed with healthy gains on May 18. Sensex closed 613 points, or 1.24 percent, higher at 50,193.33. Nifty closed with a gain of 185 points, or 1.24 percent, at 15,108.10.
BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 1.87 percent and 1.28 percent, respectively. Among the sectors, BSE Auto rose 3.19 percent, while capital goods, consumer durables, power, industrials, consumer discretionary rose more than 2 percent each.
BSE Telecom fell 1.66 percent and the FMCG index closed 0.37 percent lower.
News Source:- Moneycontrol