Muhurat trading of Indian equity markets was between 16:30 and 18:00 hours.“Muhurat" trading was for 90 minutes. Out of the last 15 “Muhurat" trading sessions, 13 were marked by the Sensex gaining more than 1%.
Shares like L&T, SBI and Bharti Airtel jumped 1-1.4%. ITC, HDFC Bank, HUL, BHEL, Cipla, Hero Motocorp, Coal India, Sterlite, Sun Pharma and Tata Motors gained 0.5-1%.
Hindalco has maintained its top position in the buying list, rising 2.2%.
However, the sell-off in technology and oil & gas stocks has limited the upside.
Reliance Industries and ONGC fell 0.2% each. TCS, Wipro and Infosys declined between 0.3% and 1.25%. ICICI Bank too lost 0.6%.
The broader indices like BSE Midcap and Smallcap ended 1% higher.