(G.N.S) dt. 11
The benchmark BSE sensex jumped 486.81 points or 1 per cent high with a historic closing to hit fresh record closing of 49,269; while the broader NSE Nifty moved 138 points or 0.96 per cent higher to settle at 14,484.75
Top gainers in the 30-share BSE pack included HCL Tech, Infosys, HDFC, Bajaj Auto, Maruti and Tech Mahindra with their shares rising as much as 5.93 per cent. On the NSE platform, sub-indices Nifty IT and Nifty Auto outperformed the index by gaining as much as 3.31 per cent.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were net buyers in the capital market as they purchased shares worth Rs 6,029.83 crore on Friday, according to exchange data.