Closing Bell: Nifty ends September series above 9750, Sensex up over 120 pts; midcaps strong
Sharp gain in the last hour of trade helped the market post gains of one third of a percent, with the Nifty managed to end above 9750-mark.
The Sensex closed up 122.67 points or 0.39% at 31282.48, while the Nifty ended higher by 33.20 points or 0.34% at 9768.95. The market breadth was positive as 1,526 shares advanced against a decline of 974 shares, while 164 shares were unchanged.
Barring energy, all sectoral indices traded in the green, while midcaps ended with half a percent gains.
Kotak Mahindra Bank, Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Labs and ACC gained the most on both indices, while Asian Paints, Reliance, and Bosch were the top losers.