Sensex zooms 635 pts; Nifty reclaims 12,200

The BSE benchmark Sensex soared 635 points on Thursday as global investors heaved a sigh of relief after the U.S-Iran conflict appeared to cool off.

The 30-share BSE index surged 634.61 points, or 1.55 per cent, to finish at 41,452.35. Similarly, the broader Nifty surged 190.55 points, or 1.58 per cent, to 12,215.90.

ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying 3.80 per cent, followed by SBI, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints and Reliance Industries.

TCS, HCL Tech, NTPC and Sun Pharma were the only laggards, shedding up to 1.73 per cent.

According to analysts, domestic investor sentiment turned positive after U.S President Donald Trump offered to "embrace peace" with Iran.