Market Close: Benchmark indices ended higher for the second consecutive session on October 19 with Nifty above 11850 supported by the financial, metal and FMCG stocks.
At close, the Sensex was up 448.62 points or 1.12% at 40431.60, and the Nifty was up 110.50 points or 0.94% at 11873. About 1470 shares have advanced, 1150 shares declined, and 148 shares are unchanged.
ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Nestle, SBI and GAIL were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Divis Labs, Eicher Motors, Hero MotoCorp, Cipla and Bajaj Auto.
Among sectors, except pharma, IT and auto other indices ended in the green. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices gained 0.5 percent each.
News Source:- moneycontrol