Market Close : Sensex was up 303.72 points

Market Close :  Sensex was up 303.72 points

At close, the Sensex was up 303.72 points or 0.76% at 40182.67, and the Nifty was up 95.70 points or 0.82% at 11834.60. About 1215 shares have advanced, 1419 shares declined, and 159 shares are unchanged.

Wipro, Cipla, TCS, UltraTech Cement and HCL Tech were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers included ONGC, GAIL, Eicher Motors, ITC and Coal India.

Among sectors, IT Index rose over 3 percent followed by the pharma and bank, while selling seen in the energy and FMCG stocks.