Market Close : Sensex was up 314.73 points

Market Close : Sensex was up 314.73 points

Benchmark indices ended higher for the third consecutive session and end at record highs on November 17 with Nifty above 12850 levels. At close, the Sensex was up 314.73 points or 0.72% at 43,952.71, and the Nifty was up 93.90 points or 0.73% at 12,874.20. About 1443 shares have advanced, 1181 shares declined, and 146 shares are unchanged.  

Tata Motors, Tata Steel, HDFC Life, SBI, and Adani Ports were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were BPCL, Hero MotoCorp, NTPC, IOC, and Dr. Reddy's Labs. Among sectors, Nifty Metal and Nifty Bank indices rose over 2 percent each, while selling seen in the energy, pharma, and IT stocks.