New Delhi: Markets soared over half a percent at the customary Muhurat trading session on Wednesday to welcome Hindu Samvat year 2075.
The BSE and NSE is conducting a special 'Muhurat trading' session between 1700 and 1830 hours on the occasion of Diwali.
The markets will remain closed on Thursday for "Diwali Belipratipada'.
The BSE Sensex is trading higher by 238.22 points or 0.68 percent at 35,230.13 while the NSE Nifty jumped 64.70 points or 0.61 percent higher at 10,594.70.
The benchmark Sensex has gained 2,407.56 points, or 7 percent, in the Hindu Samvat year 2074, while the broader NSE Nifty rose by 319.15 points, or over 3 percent.