Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Tuesday spurted 1128.08 pts to end strong, breaching 50K level at 50,136.58, a five-week high as buying was witnessed across the board amid strong global peers.
The Nifty too rose by 337.80 pts to 14,845.10.
The Sensex opened higher by 323 pts to 49,331.68. During the day, it surged 1260 pts to 50,268.45, days high, before closing at 50,136.58, up by 1128.08 pts from its previous close.
The Sensex registered days high and low at 50,268.45 and 49,331.68 pts respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 14,876.30 and 14,617.60 pts respectively.
The sectoral indices like IT, Technology, Metal, Health Care and FMCG stocks pushed the market up.
In scrips, HDFC Bank, HCL Technology, Infosys, NTPC and Hind Unilever advanced.
The Mid Cap soared by 0.98 pc and Small Cap by 0.30 pc.
In 30 scrips, 27 advanced while 3 declined.