Sensex jumps over 250 pts, Nifty reclaims 10,900 level

The benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 250 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,900 mark on Friday on continued buying by institutional and retail investors amid encouraging 3Q earnings by some more companies.

Besides, positive leads from other Asian markets also buoyed trading sentiments in Mumbai.

The 30-share index advanced by 253.42 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 36,448.52, after rising to 36,474.05 in early trade.

The gauge had gained about 87 points in the previous session.

The NSE Nifty rose by 79.75 points, or 0.74 per cent, to 10,929.55.

All the sectoral indices, led by capital goods, bankex, oil and gas and metal stocks, were trading higher.

Major gainers that supported the uptrend were Yes Bank, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, PowerGrid, L&T, IndusInd Bank, ONGC, Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, Vedanta Ltd, RIL, ITC Ltd, TCS, Coal India, Tata Steel, NTPC, HDFC Ltd, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Finance and SBI, rising up to 8.35 per cent.