Sensex closes 216 points up, Nifty settles above 9900
The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading up on Monday due to buying in oil and gas, IT and banking stocks after better financial results. The NSE Nifty also touched the life-time closing high of 9,966.40.The BSE Sensex closed 216.98 points up at 32,245.87 while the NSE Nifty closed 51.15 points up at 9,966.40. The top three Sensex gainers were Bharti Airtel (+2.20%), Wipro (+1.89%) and Reliance (+1.89%). The top three Sensex losers were Dr Reddy (-2.44%), Axis Bank (-1.01%) and Tata Steel (-0.93%). The top three Nifty gainers were Reliance (+2.15%), TCS (+2.04%) and Indiabulls Housing Finance (+1.98%). The top three Nifty losers were Dr Reddy (-2.55%), Vedanta Ltd (-1.30%) and Tata Steel (-1.00%).