Market Close: Benchmark indices ended higher with Nifty above 11900 supported by the auto stocks.
At close, the Sensex was up 127.01 points or 0.31% at 40685.50, and the Nifty was up 33.90 points or 0.28% at 11930.40. About 1656 shares have advanced, 1019 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged.
Maruti Suzuki, M&M, Tata Steel, Power Grid Corp and Bajaj Auto were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers included UltraTech Cement, Shree Cements, HCL Tech, HUL and GAIL.
On the sectoral front, except pharma other indices ended in the green led by the auto with nearly 3 percent gain. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended higher.
News Source:- moneycontrol