The stock markets performed extremely well towards the end of the day’s session and the BSE Sensex rose by 123 points (0.70 p.c) and closed at 17830.75 while the NSE NIFTY added 44.20 points (0.82 p.c) and closed at 5412.35 points. The last time NIFTY has closed over the 5400 mark was on August 3, 2011.
All the major indices like IT, Realty, Metal, Auto and Bank were up. Jubilant Foodworks Limited was up by 10.27 p.c and closed at 1042 after posting excellent Q3 results yesterday. Hindalco which has announced its Q3 results today has hit a day’s low of 148.70 and recovered to close at 159.10 (down by 1.09 p.c).
Top gainers of the day at NSE NIFTY are Reliance Power (up by 5.20 p.c and closed at 107.15), BPCL (up by 4.61 p.c and closed at 604.75), Tata Power (up by 4.40 p.c and closed at 112.75), Sterilite industries (up by 4.07 p.c and closed at 129.25) and Jindal Steel (up by 3.88 p.c and closed at 603.90).
Top losers of the day at NSE NIFTY are Sun Pharma (down by 1.92 p.c and closed at 540.15), DLF (down by 1.44 p.c and closed at 232.60), Grasim (down by 1.27 p.c and closed at 2827.95), Hindalco (down by 1.09 p.c and closed at 159.05) and GAIL (down by 0.97 p.c and closed at 387.95).