Benchmark indices ended higher for the fourth consecutive session on January 5 led by auto, bank, metal, realty and oil & gas stocks.
At close, the Sensex was up 367.22 points or 0.61% at 60,223.15, and the Nifty was up 120 points or 0.67% at 17,925.30. About 1649 shares have advanced, 1495 shares declined, and 74 shares are unchanged.
Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank, JSW Steel and Grasim Industries were among the top Nifty gainers, however losers included Tech Mahindra, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Divis Labs and Wipro
Except IT, pharma and power all other sectoral indices ended in the green with auto, bank, metal, realty and oil & gas indices up 1-2 percent. The BSE midcap index added 0.36 percent, while smallcap index ended on flat note.