Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Friday added another 104.92 points gains to close strong at 59,793.14 as renewed buying was witnessed in IT, telecom, bank and auto stocks amid a strong Asian market.
The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose 34.60 points at 17,833.35.
The Sensex advanced 357 points to open at 60,045.75. It spurted 431 points at 60,119.80, the day's high, before closing at 59,793.14, gaining 104.92 points from its previous close.
The Nifty recorded the day's high and low at 17,925.95 and 17,786 points respectively.
In scrips, Tech Mahindra was a major gainer, rising 3.36 per cent to Rs 1,127 followed by IndusInd Bank by 2.61 per cent to Rs 1,137, Infosys by 2.41 per cent to Rs 1511.50 and Maruti Suzuki by 0.83 per cent to Rs 8,948.75.
The losers were Ultracemco by 1.85 per cent to Rs 6,790, M&M by 1.41 per cent to Rs 1,302.60, L&T by 1.18 per cent to Rs 1,951 and Bajaj finance by 0.99 per cent to Rs 7.186.
The Mid Cap rose by 0.16 per cent and Small Cap by 0.18 per cent.
In 30 scrips, 14 advanced while 16 declined.
In Asian Market, Australia was up by 0.76 per cent, China by 0.82 per cent, Hong Kong by 2.85 per cent and Japan by 0.53 per cent.
(With UNI inputs)