Market Close: Benchmark indices ended higher with Nifty closing above 17200 led by IT and FMCG stocks.
At close, the Sensex was up 514.33 points or 0.90% at 57852.54, and the Nifty was up 157.90 points or 0.92% at 17234.20. About 1933 shares have advanced, 1187 shares declined, and 143 shares are unchanged.
Shree Cements, HDFC Life, Cipla, TCS and HUL were the top Nifty gainers. M&M, Coal India, Bajaj Auto, ONGC and Divis Labs were among the top losers.
Except auto and PSU Bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with IT and Pharma indices up 1 percent each. BSE midcap and smallcap indices gained over 0.5 percent each.
News Source:- MoneyControl