The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty will remain closed on Tuesday for Mahavir Jayanti. After enjoying an extended weekend, the Indian equity market resumed its north bound journey.
Indices clocked in smart gains on Monday after IT bellwether Infosys perked up the sentiment by posting better than expected quarterly numbers. Nifty also ended above the 200 day moving average.
The BSE Sensex ended with a gain of 190 points at 25,816. The BSE Sensex opened at 25,833 touched an intra-day high of 25,870 and low of 25,634. The NSE Nifty closed with a gain of 64 points at 7,915.
The NSE Nifty opened at 7,908 hitting a high of 7,921 and low of 7,843. The India VIX (Volatility) index was marginally up 5.69% to 16.9475.
Infosys, Idea Cellular, BPCL, Ultra TechCement, Bharti Infratel, Yes Bank and Cipla were among the gainers on NSE, whereas Bank Of Baroda, GAIL, ONGC, SBI, Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj-Auto were among the losers today.