The gains in the technology and metal sectors on Monday helped Indian equity indices extend their winning streak to three consecutive sessions. Following a significant increase on Wall Street over the weekend, the domestic indices kept moving upward while mirroring advances in Asian markets today.
The 50-scrip NSE Nifty rose 133 points or 0.85 percent to conclude at 15,832 today, while the 30-share BSE Sensex rose 433 points or 0.82 percent to close at 53,161. As Nifty Midcap 100 increased 1% lower and small-cap moved 2.04% higher, mid-and small-cap shares ended on a solid note.
The NSE's 15 sector indicators all ended up in the green. Nifty IT and Nifty Metal sub-indices outpaced the platform by increasing by as much as 2.05% and 1.52%, respectively. The highest Nifty gainer was ONGC, whose share price increased by 3.31 percent to 141.90. Among the winners were Coal India, L&T, HCL Tech, and UPL.
Asian Paints, Bharti Airtel, IndusInd Bank, L&T, HCL Tech, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, UltraTech Cement, SBI, ITC, and Sun Pharma were among the top gainers on the 30-share BSE index. On the other hand, Reliance Industries, Titan, and Kotak Mahindra Bank finished in the red.