Closing Bell Sensex

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It’s another positive close for the market, making it third consecutive session of gains. The Nifty ended above 10,700-mark.

A surge in IT names along with rally in select index heavyweights boosted the market.

Among sectors, IT and energy were the top gainers, while auto, consumption, infra, and metals ended in the red. The Nifty Midcap index, too, closed with cuts of a percent.

At the close of market hours, the Sensex closed up 203.81 points or 0.57% at 35716.95, while the Nifty shut down lower by 36.20 points or 0.34% at 10721.80. The market breadth was negative as 996 shares have, against a decline of 1,576 shares, while 157 shares were unchanged.

TCS and Infosys were the top gainers, while Yes Bank, Bharti Airtel, and BPCL lost the most.