Benchmark indices ended higher on August 8 with Nifty finishing above 17500.
At Close, the Sensex was up 465.14 points or 0.80% at 58,853.07, and the Nifty was up 127.60 points or 0.73% at 17,525.10.
M&M, Coal India, Bajaj Finserv, Hindalco Industries and HDFC Bank were among the major gainers on the Nifty. The losers included BPCL, SBI, UltraTech Cement, Britannia Industries and Nestle India.
About 1864 shares have advanced, 1535 shares declined, and 173 shares are unchanged.
Among sectors, Auto, Capital Goods, Metal and Power indices gained 1-2 percent.
BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended marginally higher.