Market Close: Benchmark indices ended at record closing high on the back of buying seen in the IT, metal and pharma names.
At close, the Sensex was up 174.29 points or 0.33% at 52474.76, and the Nifty was up 61.60 points or 0.39% at 15799.40. About 1744 shares have advanced, 1368 shares declined, and 138 shares are unchanged.
Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Coal India, Dr Reddy’s Labs and Hindalco were among major gainers, while losers included Axis Bank, SBI Life Insurance, IndusInd Bank, L&T and HDFC Life.
Among sectors, IT, metal and pharma indices rose 1-2 percent, while selling was seen in the FMCG and banking names.
News Source:- Moneycontrol