Sensex ends 233.70 points up at27,079.51 on firm global cues, Nifty settles 60.35 points up at 8,189.70.
Thse BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty rose on Friday following strong global cues, which rallied after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting quelled expectations of an imminent US rate hike. Sensex gained 233.70 points to close at 27,079.51. Nifty rose 60.35 points to settle at 8,189.70.
In the 50-share index, Vedanta (12.65 per cent), Tata Steel (4.28 per cent), Tata Motors (4.15 per cent), Infosys (3.15 per cent) and ICICI Bank (2.80 per cent) were among the top gainers. Coal India (2.99 per cent), Asian Paints (2.35 per cent), Bank of Baroda (2.31 per cent), Maruti Suzuki(1.92 per cent) and Sun Pharma (1.22 per cent) were among the top losers.
Among the sectoral indices on the Bombay Stock Exchange, the BSE Information Technology index (1.51 per cent), the BSE Teck index( 1.29 per cent), BSE Metal (0.99 per cent), BSE Capital Goods (0.57 per cent) and BSE Bankex (0.51 per cent) gained.