Closing update: Sensex closed the day 230 points, or 0.44 percent, higher at 52,574.46 while the Nifty settled with a gain of 63 points, or 0.40 percent, at 15,746.50.
Mid and small-caps outperformed their larger peers, as the BSE Midcap index closed 0.82 percent higher while the BSE Smallcap index finished with a gain of 0.83 percent.
On the NSE, barring Nifty Auto (down 0.41 percent) and IT (down 0.28 percent), all sectoral indices ended in the green, with Nifty PSU Bank jumping 4.11 percent and Nifty Realty climbing 2.33 percent.
Nifty Metal rose 1.12 percent and Nifty Bank logged a gain of 0.91 percent.
News source:- Moneycontrol