Sensex closed 173 points

Sensex closed 173 points

Sensex closed 173 points, or 0.46 percent, higher at 38,050.78 and Nifty ended the day at 11,247.10, up 69 points or 0.61 percent.

BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 0.41 percent and 0.84 percent up, respectively.