Sensex closes 145 points up, Nifty settles above 8700
The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading up on Thursday. This was because there was heavy buying in healthcare, realty, IT and metal stocks.The BSE Sensex closed 145.71 points up at 28,301.27 while the NSE Nifty closed 53.30 points up at 8,778.00. The top three Sensex gainers were Sun Pharma (+4.31%), Infosys (+3.01%) and Maruti (+2.84%). The top three Sensex losers were ITC (-2.45%), Asian Paint (-1.18%) and Adani Ports (-0.75%). The top three Nifty gainers were Sun Pharma (+4.27%), Auro Pharma (+4.10%) and Infosys (+3.10%). The top three Nifty losers were ITC (-2.60%), Infratel (-1.73%) and Asian Paint (-1.15%).