Markets ends higher, Sensex up 256 points
Markets finished the week on a higher note on Friday, as expectations of better March-quarter corporate results made investors happy.
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Axis Bank Ltd drove the gains. Axis Bank gained as much as 9%.
Other major gainers were SBI, and ICICI Bank.
BSE Sensex closed 256 points or 0.74% higher to end at 34,970. The NSE Nifty ended 75 points or 0.7% up at 10,692.