Market Close: Benchmark indices consistently marching northward hitting fresh record highs supported by the bank, FMCG and IT names.
At close, the Sensex was up 494.99 points or 1.09% at 46103.50, and the Nifty was up 136.10 points or 1.02% at 13529.10. About 1604 shares have advanced, 1103 shares declined, and 133 shares are unchanged.
UPL, Asian Paints, IOC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and HDFC Bank were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Hindalco, Shree Cements, UltraTech Cement, Wipro and Grasim.
Among sectors, Nifty Bank index rose 1.5 percent, while metal and PSU Bank indices ended lower. BSE Midcap and Smallcap ended in the green.
News Source:- Moneycontrol