Benchmark NSE Nifty closed 144.35 points up at 16170.15 amid buying in frontline bluechip counters.
However, stocks such as
, , , and , touched their fresh 52-week lows.
Overall, 37 shares ended in the green in Nifty50 index, while 13 closed in the red.
In the Nifty 50 index,
, , , SBI and HDFC Bank were among top gainers during the day, while ITC, UPL, , and RIL ended in the red.
The BSE Sensex closed 503.27 points up at 54252.53.
Traders piled up positions in Airlines, Rubber, Telecommunications, Metals – Ferrous and Sugar sectors, while selling was witnessed in Engineering, Tourism & Hospitality, Agro Processing, Media & Entertainment and Industrial Equipment sectors during the day.