Nifty ended above 17600, Sensex gained 460 points

Benchmark indices ended another day in the green. Nifty added 142 points to close at Rs.17605.80 points. Sensex gained 460 points to end at 58926.03 points.

Indices traded higher as soon as RBI announced that it will not change the rate and will maintain the status quo.

BSE Midcap and Small-cap indices ended marginally in green.

Except for Nifty Auto and Nifty PSU Bank, all other sectoral indices ended in green.

Top Gainers on Nifty:

ONGC 3.14%

Tata Steel 2.13%

Infosys 1.86%

HDFC Bank 1.84%

SBI Life 1.83%

Top Losers on Nifty:

Maruti Suzuki -1.61%

BPCL -1.58%

IOC -0.91%

Shree Cements -0.86%

UltraTech Cements -0.39%