The Sensex opened higher at 50,231.06, up 434 pts. During the day, it jumped to 50,526.39, up by 729 pts, days high before closing at 50,255.75, spurting by 458.03 pts from its previous close.
The Sensex registered days high and low at 50,526.39 and 49,515.88 pts respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 14,868.85 and 14,515.88 pts.
The sectoral indices that boosted the market were Utilises, Health Care, Powergrid and Telecom stocks.
In scrips, IndusInd Bank a major gainer ended at Rs 1049.55, up by 7.65 pc followed by Powergrid, Dr Reddy, Sun Pharma and NTPC.
The Mid Cap went up by 1.38 pc and Small Cap by 1.47 pc.
In 30 scrips, 23 advanced while 7 declined. (UNI)