Stock Market moved up higher and ended in the positive zone post initial weakness of European market. Sensex ended 118 points up at 26349 and Nifty gained 41 points at 8128. Except Capital goods, IT, Metals and Oil and Gas sector all the other sectors closed positive. BSE Small Cap hiked 31 points at 12114, BSE MidCap gained 80 points at 12280 and Nifty MidCap jumped up 93 points at 14608.
In European Market, FTSE drifted up 23 points at 6754 while CAC pace up 45 points at 4582 and DAX closed up 149 points at 10663. While Asian Market indices slipped down in the negative zone. Nikkei dropped 151 points at 18274, Hang Seng lost 59 points at 22505 and Shanghai Composite declined 38 points at 3204.
Gainers: Asian Paints, Hindalco, Lupin, M&M, Yes Bank
Losers: Tech Mahindra, HDFC, TCS, GAIL, Idea Cellular