Mumbai: BSE Sensex on Tuesday improved by 76 pts at 40,222.40 as fresh buying was seen in Materials, FMCG, Finance and Health Care stocks.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too moved up by 33.40 pts to 11,801.15.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 40,295.14 and 39,978.39 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 11,818.85 and 11,723 respectively.
The Mid Cap was up by 0.71 pc and Small Cap by 0.17 pc.
In 30 scrips, 16 advanced while 14 declined.
The gainers were Kotak Bank by 10 pc to Rs 1557.30, Nestle India by 4.24 pc to Rs 16,945.15, NTPC by 3.61 pc to Rs 89, Asian Paints by 3.16 pc to Rs 2146.45 and Bajaj finance by 2.58 pc to Rs 3377.45.
The losing companies were Infosys by 2.14 pc to Rs 1088.30, IndusInd Bank by 1.78 pc to Rs 605.30, ONGC by 1.69 pc to Rs 67 and Sun Pharma by 1.32 pc to Rs 468.20.