Mumbai/UNI: The Indian stock market remained firm on Tuesday for second day in row as BSE Sensex spurted by 511.34 points at 37,930.33 following gains in Oil and Gas, Realty, Energy, Bankex and Finance stocks amid positive Asian cues.
The nifty of national stock exchange rose by 140.05 pts to 11,162.25.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 11,179.55 and 11,113.25 pts respectively.
The day opened on a strong note at 37,823.61, up by 405 pts. It zoomed up by 572 pts to 37,990.55 days high, before closing at 37,930.33, advancing by 511.34 pts from its previous close.
The sectoral indices include, Realty, Oil and Gas, Energy, Finance, Auto and Bankex kept the rally intact.
In scrips, a star gainer was Powergrid up by more than 6 pc followed by Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, HDFC and Kotak Bank.
The Mid Cap declined by 0.22 pc while Small Cap rose by 0.24 pc.
In 30 scrips, 18 advanced while 12 declined.