Market Wrap, April 26: Sensex gains 336 pts; Nifty above 11,750

On sectoral basis, only Nifty Auto, Nifty Media, and Nifty Realty indices ended in red. The biggets gainers were Nifty Metal, Nifty Bank, and Nifty Private Bank indices

Stock brokers react to the movement share prices on BSE Sensex in Mumbai on January 23. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

A late surge in the benchmark indices, lifted by gains in financials and metals, took Sensex nearly 300 points, up almost 1 per cent, higher and Nifty beyond the 11,750-mark after a rangebound morning trade. The Sensex was up 336.47 points, or 0.87 per cent, at 39,067, with Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, TCS and State Bank of India among the top gainers. 12 of the 30 constitutents ended in the red while the rest 18 finished the day in the green.  Nifty50 too registered gain in the late hours to end at 11,755, up 113 points, or 0.9 per cent. About 1,085 shares advanced, ...