The market ended with smart gains ahead of October F&O expiry tomorrow. The Nifty was up 62.85 points at 8090.45 while the Sensex ended up 217.35 points at 27098.17.
Hindalco was up 6% while Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Infosys and Bajaj Auto were other major gainers in the Sensex. Among the losers were NTPC, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Bharti Airtel and SBI.
CNX IT, Auto, metal and realty index surge 1-3% at the end of the session, IT up 1.63%, Realty up 3.12%, FMCG above 1%, metal gains 2.73%, Auto up 1.64%.