Strong buying in blue-chips Infosys, ONGC, Reliance Industries, Sun Pharma, Maruti Suzuki, TCS, Hero MotoCorp and Kotak Bank among others gave a boost to the BSE Sensex index which closed Tuesday’s trade 114.19 points or 0.32% higher at 35,378.60 points. The Sensex rose 180 points to a high of 35,445.21 points during intra-day trade. Shares of Vedanta Ltd closed with losses of 3.25%.
The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange settled a tad below the 10,700 mark at 10,699.90 points, up 42.60 points or 0.40% from its previous close. The Nifty scaled an intra-day high of 10,713.30 points. The Bank Nifty closed flat, down 0.10%.