Mumbai, Nov 15 : The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Friday gained 196.57 points to 40,483.05 on brisk buying in materials, energy, finance, IT and telecom.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose 56.95 points to 11,929.05.
The Sensex registered intra-day high and low at 40,650.05 and 40,396.91 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded day intra-day high and low at 11,973.65 and 11,899.15 points respectively.
The sectoral indices like materials, energy, finance, IT and telecom kept the market firm for another day.
The gainers were Bharti Airtel by 6.71 pc to Rs 387, SBI by 4.72 pc to rs 320.55, Tata Motors DVR by 1.89 pc to Rs 78.15 and Sun Pharma by 1.55 pc to Rs 416.40.
The losers were ITC by 0.83 pc to Rs 251.85, Tech Mahindra by 0.78 pc to Rs 753.05, L & T by 0.77 pc to Rs 1570.35 and NTPC by 0.46 pc to Rs 118. (UNI)