The Sensex rose 786.74 points or 1.31% to 60,746.59 while the Nifty was up by 225.40 points or 1.27% to close at 18,012.20 at the end of Monday’s trading session.

The Sensex moved in a high and low band of 60,786.70 and 60,246.96. A total of 26 stocks advanced, 3 declined and 1 was stable on the index.

The Nifty traded in the high-low range of 18,022.80 and 17,899.90. On the index, 44 stocks advanced and 6 stocks declined.

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The broader indices ended green with the BSE MidCap index up by 1.24% while the SmallCap index was up by 0.45%. The top gaining sectoral indices on the BSE were Auto by 1.57%, Capital Goods by 1.54%, TECK by 1.45%, Industrials by 1.43% and Consumer Durables by 1.41%. While there were no losing sectoral indices on the BSE.

The top gainers on the Sensex were Ultratech Cement up by 4.18%, HDFC Ltd 2.89%, Mahindra & Mahindra 2.70%, Sun Pharma 2.65%, HDFC Bank 2.60%. While the only losers on the index were Dr Reddy’s Labs down by 0.66%, NTPC 0.60% and IndusInd Bank 0.43%.

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The top gainers on the Nifty were Ultratech Cement up by 4.08%, Eicher Motors 2.92%, Mahindra & Mahindra by 2.92%, HDFC by 2.90% and Larsen & Toubro by 2.86%.  While the top losers were Apollo Hospital Ent. down by 1.25%, Dr. Reddy’s Lab 0.73%, Tata Steel 0.49%, Britannia Industries 0.37% and NTPC 0.34%.

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, Indian Bank, Eicher Motors Limited, Mahindra and Mahindra and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited hit their 52-week high on Monday.

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Tracxn Technologies Limited, Gland Pharma Limited, Delhivery Limited, Piramal Pharma Limited, and Dhampur Sugar Mills Limited touched a 52-week low on Monday.

FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd (Nykaa), Mahindra and Mahindra, HDFC Limited, Larsen & Toubro and Ambuja Cement were the most active equities on NSE.

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The top volume gainers were Ponni Sugars (Erode) Limited, Mittal Life Style Limited, Cholamandalam Financial Holdings Limited, Swan Energy Limited, and Biofil Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited.

FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd (Nykaa), Dhani Services Limited,  Biofil Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited, Visesh Infotecnics Limited and Oriental Trimex Limited hit their upper price band.

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Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited, Aakash Exploration Services Limited, DC Infotech and Communication Limited, Akshar Spintex Limited, and Alps Industries Limited hit their lower price band. A total of 86 securities hit the upper price band, 65 securities hit the lower band and 27 securities hit both the upper and lower bands on October 31, 2022.