Sensex closes 174 points up, Nifty settles above 9,900

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading up on Wednesday. This is because the RBI's decision to keep repo rate unchanged at 6.0 % was in line with the market expectations.

The BSE Sensex closed 174.33 points up at 31,671.71 while the NSE Nifty closed 55.40 points up at 9,914.90.

The top three Sensex gainers were Sun Pharma (+2.98%), Reliance (+2.61%) and ITC (+2.30%).

The top three Sensex losers were Bharti Airtel (-2.26%), ICICI Bank (-0.88%) and HDFC Bank (-0.66%).

The top three Nifty gainers were Reliance (+3.21%), Sun Pharma (+3.05%) and Auro Pharma (+3.01%).

The top three Nifty losers were Bharti Airtel (-2.07%), ICICI Bank (-0.86%) and HDFC Bank (-0.82%).