Late buying helped benchmark indices to close the first day of May series near day’s high level with Nifty finished above 11,750 mark.
At close, the Sensex was up 336.47 points at 39067.33, while Nifty was up 112.90 points at 11754.70. About 1085 shares have advanced, 1410 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged.
Tata Steel, BPCL, GAIL, ICICI Bank and JSW Steel were the top gainers on the Nifty, while losers include Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Grasim Industries, Dr Reddy’s Labs and Bharti Airtel.
Among the sectors, except auto all other sectors ended in green led by metal, bank, energy, IT, pharma and FMCG.