NEW DELHI: Strengthening rupee, narrowing trade deficit and sustained foreign fund inflows helped equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty log gains for the fifth consecutive session on Monday.
The BSE Sensex reclaimed the 36,000-mark and settled the day at 36,270.07, up 307 points, or 0.85 per cent. Its NSE counterpart Nifty gained 83 points, or 0.77 per cent, at 10,888.35.
BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices settled 0.43 per cent and 0.26 per cent higher, respectively.
On the sectoral front, BSE Metal, with gains of over 2 per cent, led the pack. Energy, utilities, oil and gas and power closely followed, up over a per cent.
Here are all the bulk deals on NSE and BSE from Mondays session: