Sensex closed 288 points, or 0.74 percent

Sensex closed 288 points, or 0.74 percent

Sensex closed 288 points, or 0.74 percent, higher at 39,044.35 while Nifty settled 82 points, or 0.71 percent, up at 11,521.80.

BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 0.85 percent and 1.44 percent higher, respectively.

BSE Realty pack closed 0.58 percent lower. Rest all sectoral indices closed in the green on BSE with Power, Bankex, Telecom, Healthcare, Finance and Basic Materials logging gains of over a percent each.