Market cheers Budget with gains. Nifty above 17500. Sensex adds 848 points

Indices cheer budget with gains. Nifty adds 237 points to close at 17576.85. Sensex adds 848.40 points to end at 58,862.57. Except for Nifty Auto, Nifty PSU, and Nifty Oil & Gas, all other sectoral indices were in the green. Nifty Metals led with 4.49% gains.

Top Gainers on Nifty:

Tata Steel 7.54%

Sun Pharma 6.86%

IndusInd Bank 5.76%

Shree Cements 5.04%

Hindalco 4.49%

Top Losers on Nifty:

BPCL -4.58%

IOC -2.76%

Tata Motors -2.60%

M&M -1.82%

SBI Life -1.48