Sensex closed 355 points higher at 40,616.14

Sensex closed 355 points higher at 40,616.14

 Sensex closed 355 points, or 0.88 percent, higher at 40,616.14 while Nifty finished 95 points, or 0.80 percent, up at 11,908.50. 

Reliance Industries, Infosys, Kotak Mahindra Bank, TCS, HDFC Bank and Sun Pharma remained the top contributors to the gains in Sensex.

BSE Midcap closed 0.43 percent up while the Smallcap index finished 0.33 percent higher.