Market close:Sensex was up 222.80 points

Market close:Sensex was up 222.80 points

Indian indices broke the two days losing streak and ended higher in the volatile session on April 16.

At close, the Sensex was up 222.80 points or 0.73% at 30602.61, and the Nifty was up 67.50 points or 0.76% at 8992.80. About 1596 shares have advanced, 743 shares declined, and 148 shares are unchanged.

NTPC, Vedanta, ICICI Bank, Hindalco, and Titan were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were HCL Tech, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tech Mahindra, Hero MotoCorp and Infosys.

Except for IT and FMCG, all other sectoral indices ended in the green.