Stock Markets witnessed some positive movement in the opening and closing hours. Nifty50 was in negative territory in the afternoon session. It managed to close above crucial level of 8700 at 8738.80, with 6.7 points or 0.08%. BSE Sensex closed at 28240.22 levels, up by 13.61 points or 0.05%. Both the benchmark indices closed at their four months closing high. There were 826 advances, 524 declines and 49 unchanged stocks on NSE, reflecting strong positivity floating in the market.
Broader markets outperformed the major indices.BSE Healthcare sector hiked 1.61 percent. BSE MidCap index closed at 13281.65 levels, up by 76.29 points or 0.58%. BSE SmallCap index closed at 13419.71 levels, up by 141.09 points or 1.1%.