Finally, the BSE Sensex ended with a gain of 109 points at28,452. The BSE Sensex opened at 28,372 touched an intra-day high of 28,532 and low of 28,363.
The NSE Nifty closed with a gain of 42 points at 8,786.The NSE Nifty opened at 8,754 hitting a high of 8,819 and low 8,754.
The Stock market has extended gains for a third day led by gains in bank and pharma companies.
The Sensex hit highest level in more than 13 months. The Nifty hit highest level in more than 16 months.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.57% at 13,243 where BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.29% at 12,663.
Tata Motors, Hero Motocorp, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Lupin, L&T and Bajaj Auto are among the gainers , where ONGC, NTPC, TCS, Tata Steel, Coal India and RIL are losing sheen on BSE.
The INDIA VIX is up 1.55% at 13.225. Out of 1,857 stock traded on the NSE, 695 declined, 846 advanced and 316 remaind unchanged today.
A total of 65 stock registered a fresh 52-week high in trades today, while 15 stock touched a new 52 week low on the NSE.
The rupee opened marginally lower by 5paise 67.08/$ against US Dollar Wednesday as against the previous close of 67.02/$.
Asian market opened mixed. Nikkei 225 gained o.78%, while Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite are trading in red.