Sensex ends in the green

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 10:11 hrs

The market shrugged off a slightly listless start, gained in strength as the day progressed and ended on a firm note on Wedneday.

The Sensex ended at 18,456.91 (provisional) with a gain of 127.59 points or 0.7%.

The Nifty closed at 5613.65, up 42.10 points or 0.76%.

Realty stocks moved up smartly.

Consumer durables, FMCG, bank, pharma and IT stocks too ended on a firm note.

Select metal and oil stocks surged higher.

Capital goods and automobile stocks too ended on a mixed note.

Power stocks drifted lower.

Select midcap and smallcap stocks posted strong gains.

The market breadth was almost even.

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