Market Close : Sensex was up 326.82 points
At close, the Sensex was up 326.82 points or 0.81% at 40509.49, and the Nifty was up 79.60 points or 0.67% at 11914.20. About 1216 shares have advanced, 1426 shares declined, and 164 shares are unchanged.
Wipro, Axis Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Grasim Industries, UPL, Hindalco, Sun Pharma and SBI Life Insurance. Among sectors, bank, infra, IT indices ended in the green, while selling witnessed in the FMCG, auto, metal and pharma indices.