Market close :Sensex was up 181.54 points or 0.40%

Market close :Sensex was up 181.54 points or 0.40%

Buying continued on the Dalal Street with Sensex ended higher for the fourth and Nifty for a sixth consecutive session on December 8.   At close, the Sensex was up 181.54 points or 0.40% at 45,608.51, and the Nifty was up 37.20 points or 0.28% at 13,393. About 1344 shares have advanced, 1374 shares declined, and 130 shares are unchanged.   UltraTech Cement, TCS, Reliance Industries, Wipro and HCL Tech were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Sun Pharma, Hindalco Industries, IndusInd Bank, Coal India and Adani Ports.   Nifty metal and pharma indices shed 1 percent each, while PSU Bank index added over 7 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices ended with marginal losses