Sensex rose 180.22 points or 0.34% to 52,973.84 and Nifty was up by 60.15 points or 0.38% to 15,842.30 in the previous session. Sensex touched a high and low of 53,428.28 and 52,632.48, respectively. There were 18 stocks advancing against 12 stocks declining on the index. Nifty traded in a range of 15,977.95 and 15,739.65. There were 33 stocks advancing against 16 stocks declining, while 1 stock remained unchanged on the index.

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The top gainers on the Sensex were NTPC up by 3.05%, Bajaj Finance up by 2.37%, SBI up by 2.27%, Maruti Suzuki up by 2.14% and HDFC up by 1.96%. On the flip side, Ultratech Cement down by 3.01%, Asian Paints down by 2.15%, ITC down by 1.78%, Tech Mahindra down by 1.22% and TCS down by 1.08% were the top losers.

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The top gainers on Nifty were Eicher Motors up by 7.95%, Apollo Hospital up by 4.21%, UPL up by 2.82%, NTPC up by 2.81% and SBI up by 2.55%. On the flip side, Ultratech Cement down by 3.01%, Shree Cement down by 2.48%, Asian Paints down by 1.74%, ITC down by 1.64% and Divi’s Laboratories down by 1.57% were the top losers.

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AVRO INDIA LIMITED, NIPPON INDIA ETF CONSUMPTION, NIPPON INDIA ETF DIVIDEND OPPORTUNITIES, Nippon India Mutual Fund – Nippon India ETF 5 Year Gilt and GSS Infotech Limited have made a fresh 52 week high on Monday.

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Aarti Surfactants Limited, Aditya Birla Capital Limited, AGI Greenpac Limited, Alkem Laboratories Limited and Aurobindo Pharma Limited have hit a 52-week low on Monday.

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Likhitha Infrastructure Limited, NIPPON INDIA ETF LONG TERM GILT, Yuken India Limited, Amber Enterprises India Limited and Eurotex Industries and Exports Limited were the top volume gainers.

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A2ZINFRA, AAKASH, AARON, ADANI POWER and ADL hit the upper price band while 3PLAND, AGROPHOS, AHLWEST, ALPSINDUS and AMBER hit the lower price band. There were 200 securities that hit the upper band while 74 hit the lower band on May 16, 2022.