Sensex closes 222 points up, Nifty settles above 9,900

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading up on Friday after fresh round of buying by participants ahead of the outcome of the GST Council meet later in the day.

The BSE Sensex closed 222.19 points up at 31,814.22 while the NSE Nifty closed 91.00 points up at 9,979.70.

The top three Sensex gainers were Tata Steel (+4.73%), Sun Pharma (+3.19%) and NTPC (+2.72%).

The top three Sensex losers were Heromotoco (-1.42%), Dr Reddy (-0.40%) and HDFC (-0.38%).

The top three Nifty gainers were GAIL (+5.83%), Tata Steel (+4.92%) and Hindalco (+4.47%).

The top three Nifty losers were Infratel (-1.30%), Heromotoco (-1.10%) and HDFC (-0.60%).