Nifty ends above 5,200
The Nifty gained momentum in the afternoon and closed above the psychological resistance level of 5,200 on Tuesday, led by gains in oil & gas, realty and healthcare sectors.
The 50-share index ended at 5,227, up 27.20 points or 0.52 per cent. It touched a high of 5,234.55 and a low of 5,154.05 in trade on Tuesday.
The Sensex ended at 17,233.48, up 89.80 points or 0.52 per cent. It touched a high of 17,253.67 and a low of 17,004.09 in trade.
The BSE Midcap Index was up 0.71 per cent and the BSE Smallcap Index gained 0.11 per cent.