Sensex ends 499 points higher; Nifty reclaims 10,400 | Markets News
New Delhi: Markets ended on a positive note on Wednesday led by gains in banking and financials.
The BSE Sensex closed 498.65 points or 1.43 percent higher at 35,414.45 while the NSE Nifty finished 127.95 points or 1.24 percent up at 10,430.05.
In the previous session, the BSE barometer closed 45.72 points, or 0.13 per cent, down at 34,915.80; while the NSE Nifty slipped 10.30 points, or 0.10 per cent, to 10,302.10.
Foreign institutional investors were net sellers on Tuesday, offloading equities worth Rs 2,000.08 crore, provisional exchange data showed.