Nifty above 18000. Sensex above 60390 points.

Indian benchmark indices performed really well today. Both Sensex and Nifty were up by more than 1%. Sensex added 650 points to close at 60395.63, while Nifty added 190 points to end at 180003.30.

All sectoral indices were in green. But Nifty PSU Bank was the top gaining sector (3.2%). It was followed by Nifty Media (2.3%), Nifty Realty(1.9%) and Nifty Auto (1.9%).

When it comes to individual stocks on the index, UPL was the top gainer with 4.14% gains. It was followed by Titan, Hero Motocorp, Maruti Suzuki, and Tata Motors. Ahead of the Q3 results, Wipro witnessed selling pressure. 

Today chemical stocks also did very well. After nearly two and half months, Nifty and Sensex were above 18000 and 60000 levels again, respectively.