Ashapura Minechem(up 4.99%), NMDC Ltd(up 3.31%), Gujarat Mineral Dvpt Corporation(up 2.52%), KIOCL(up 2.15%), MOIL(up 1.99%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(up 0.73%) and Coal India(up 0.66%) stood among the top gainers.
Lexus Granito(down 4.93%), Oriental Trimex(down 2.37%), Pokarna(down 1.98%), Madhav Marbles and Granites(down 0.73%), 20 Microns(down 0.33%) and Aro Granite Industries(down 0.16%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 159.2 points up at 17691.25, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 533.74 points at 59299.32.
Divis Laboratories(up 8.04%), Hindalco Industries(up 4.41%), NTPC(up 4.04%), Bajaj Finserv(up 3.66%), Tata Motors(up 2.61%), State Bank of India(up 2.55%), Bajaj Finance(up 2.29%), Tata Steel(up 2.03%), Tech Mahindra(up 2.03%) and SBI Life(up 1.8%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Cipla(down 2.91%), Grasim Industries(down 2.15%), UPL Ltd(down 1.36%), Eicher Motors(down 0.96%), Indian Oil Corporation(down 0.9%), Britannia Industries(down 0.72%), Bajaj Auto(down 0.69%), Hindustan Unilever(down 0.66%), Titan Company Ltd(down 0.39%) and HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(down 0.38%) closed in the red.