Equities ended near days highs on Monday as foreign institutional investors continued to pump money across the board. According to analysts, indices are set to hit higher levels in coming days given the kind of liquidity is seen in the market.
Bombay Stock Exchanges Sensex ended at 1906.10, up 311.35 points or 1.59 per cent. It hit a high of 19927.30 and low of 19445.42 in todays trade.
National Stock Exchanges Nifty ended at 5988.50, up 103.55 points or 1.75 per cent. The broader index touched intraday high of 5989.05 and low of 5885.05.
Meanwhile, the October and November Nifty futures have crossed the 6000 mark and the Nifty is likely to achieve the psychological level soon.
BSE Midcap Index was up 0.66 per cent and BSE Smallcap Index moved 0.74 per cent higher.
BSE FMCG Index advanced 3.50 per cent, BSE Realty Index moved 1.73 per cent higher and BSE Auto Index added 1.31 per cent.
Reliance Communications (5.14%), ITC (4.93%), Hero Honda (3.96%), HUL (3.79%) and HDFC (3.33%) were amongst the top Sensex gainers.
Sterlite Industries (-1.10%), NTPC (-0.51%), TCS (-0.21%), Wipro (-0.19%) and BHEL (-0.15%) resisted the upmove.
Market breadth was positive on the BSE with 806 gainers against 537 losers.