Market at Close: Sharp buying in last hour helped equity benchmarks end the session with gains of 0.20 percent. The Nifty ended above 10,900.
Barring IT segment, all sectoral indices ended in the green. Major gainers included automobiles, banks, energy, metals and pharma, among others.
At the close of market hours, the Sensex was up 77.01 points or 0.21% at 36347.08, and the Nifty up 20.30 points or 0.19% at 10908.70. The market breadth was positive as 1416 shares advanced, against a decline of 1117 shares, while 160 shares were unchanged.
Sun Pharma, Vedanta, and Bajaj Finance gained the most, while Infosys, Wipro, ZEE and UPL were the top losers.