New Delhi: After a subdued opening markets closed in the positive zone on Monday led by rally in auto, banks and FMCG stocks.
The BSE Sensex closed 163.68 points or 0.44 percent to 37,145.45 while the NSE Nifty ended 56.85 points or 0.52 percent higher at 11,003.05.
The major gainers in the Sensex pack were Yes Bank, Maruti, L&T, Kotak Bank, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, SBI, ONGC, HDFC, Heromoto Corp, sun Pharma and HUL, rising puto 4.47 percent. On the other hand, shares of HCL, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, TCS, NTPC, Tata Steel, Vedanta, Powergrid and RIL were major losers, falling upto 1.50 percent.
FPIs sold shares worth a net of Rs 957.05 crore, while domestic institutional investors purchased shares worth Rs 1,207.20 crore, provisional data showed.
In the previous session on Friday, the BSE barometer ended 337.35 points or 0.92 percent, higher at 36,981.77 while the Nifty closed 98.30 points or 0.91 percent at 10,946.20.