Sensex, Nifty, Muhurat Trading Highlights: Domestic markets closed with gains on the muhurat trading session. S&P BSE Sensex gained 295 points or 0.49% at 60,067 while NSE Nifty 50 added 87 points or 0.49% at 17,916. Bank Nifty was up 0.44% at 39,573. Midcap and smallcap indices outperformed benchmark indices. India VIX gave up 16 levels, falling 2.36%. Mahindra & Mahindra was up 3.13% as the top Sensex gainer, followed by ITC, Bajaj Auto, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. ICICI Bank was the top loser, falling 0.43%, followed by Ultratech Cement, Asian Paints, and Dr Reddy. The stock markets in India arrange a special session considering the occasion auspicious, and trades conducted in this session are believed to bring prosperity, good fortune and wealth. Muhurat trading has been organised by BSE since 1957 while NSE started it from the year 1992.