During the close, Sensex closed up 40.99 points at 34991.91, while the Nifty ended higher by 6.00 points at 10530.00.
Among sectors, which did not perform well were, automobiles, banks, consumption and PSU banks looked attractive.
However, energy, IT and infrastructure gained the most.
Yes Bank, TCS, and Zee Entertainment were the top gainers, while Vedanta, SBI, and Cipla lost the most, reported the Moneycontrol.
On the results front, Voltas reported a net profit of Rs. 107 crore for the September quarter, a jump of 12 percent year on year to the profit of Rs 95.36 crore that was reported a year ago.
The manufacturer of air conditioners posted revenue of Rs 1,421.36 crore for the quarter under review.
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