Mumbai : The Stock markets today kicked off the Vikram Samvat 2075 with a gain. The BSE Sensex ended the Special Diwali Muhurut trading session with gains of more than 245 points, whereas the Nifty 50 gained about 68 points.
Sensex ended the session 245.77 points higher at 35,237.68, while the Nifty 50 zoomed about 68.4 points to 10,598.40. Shares of M&M and Infosys emerged as top gainers in the Sensex, moving up by more than 1% each. In the broader Nifty 50, Hindustan Petroleum, BPCL and IOC shares gained more than 1% each. In the Muhurut trading session, shares of VEDL, Infosys, Hero Motocorp, Yes Bank rallied more than 1% each in the opening trade. In the broader Nifty 50, shares of Titan, IndusInd Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank saw an upsurge of up to 0.5% in the early trade
Earlier, the Sensex opened 309 points higher at 35,301.88, while the broader Nifty 50 opened above the 10,600-mark.