Mumbai: The equity benchmark indices ended higher today. Sensex closed on 24th August at 403.19 points higher at 55,958.98. Nifty ended 117.90 points higher at 16,614.35.
In the previous season, Sensex closed on 23rd August at 226.47 points higher at 55,555.79. Nifty ended 45.95 points higher at 16,496.45.
Among sectors, the Nifty Metal index rallied the most, followed by Nifty Media, Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Realty, Nifty Pharma andNifty Private Bank, while FMCG and IT indices ended in the red.