Sensex is up 242.52 points

Sensex is up 242.52 points

 Benchmark indices witnessed a gap down opening on June 12 but recovered in the last hour of the day with Sensex is up 242.52 points or 0.72% at 33780.89, and the Nifty up 70.90 points or 0.72% at 9972.90. About 1224 shares have advanced, 1226 shares declined, and 150 shares are unchanged.

M&M, Bajaj Finance, Hero MotoCorp are the top gainers while IndusInd Bank and Reliance Industries are the most active stocks. Among the sectors, the auto index jumped almost 3 percent wile the midcap index gained a percent. IT and power stocks came under pressure.