Oct 12, 2017 04:48 PM IST | Source:

Watch | Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets clock in strong gains on Thursday

A quick check on what moved the markets today.

- Finance Minister tells CNBC-TV18 he has a plan in mind to revive economy but will reveal when ready
- IndusInd Bank second quarter earnings meet estimates...asset quality remains steady

- In national news, High court acquits parents in Aarushi murder case

It was a spectacular rally in late trade Thursday as the Sensex surged 375 points and the Nifty reclaimed 10,100 level intraday, backed by Reliance Industries, private banks, FMCG and metals stocks. The broader markets also participated in the rally, rising for the second consecutive session.

The 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 348.23 points or 1.09 percent to 32,182.22 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 111.60 points or 1.12 percent at 10,096.40.

The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 1 percent each on positive market breadth. About two shares advanced for every share falling on the BSE.

All sectoral indices barring PSU Bank closed higher. The Nifty Bank, Auto, FMCG, Metal and Pharma indices gained 1-2 percent, followed by IT with 0.9 percent. However, PSU Bank index was flat with a negative bias.

Reliance Industries rallied 3.88 percent ahead of earnings on Friday after market hours.

For more, watch the Markets@Moneycontrol show. Moneycontrol Editor Santosh Nair talks to Rakshita Madan on how the markets fared today.
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