Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Maruti Suzuki India, Aarti Industries, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Adani Transmission, Asahi India Glass, Avanti Feeds, Amara Raja Batteries, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Bharat Electronics, Blue Star Infotech, Cosmo Films, Cummins India, Dalmia Bharat, Emami, Essar Oil, Fedders Lloyd Corporation, Gillette India, Godrej Consumer Products, Gulshan Polyols, Honda Siel Power Products, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Indo Count Industries, Igarashi Motors India, Indraprastha Gas, IG Petrochemicals, Intellect Design Arena, JMT Auto, Jubilant Life Sciences, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kirloskar Industries, LIC Housing Finance, Lloyd Electric & Engineering, Lumax Industries, Madhav Marbles and Granites, Mahindra CIE Automotive, Manali Petrochemicals, Manpasand Beverages, MRF, Navin Fluorine International, Nandan Denim, Nilkamal, Nitin Spinners, Omkar Speciality Chemicals, Onward Technologies, PC Jeweller, PNC Infratech, Punjab Chemicals & Crop Protection, Rajesh Exports, Rico Auto Industries, Ramkrishna Forgings, RSWM, Sandesh, Sangam India, Sanghvi Movers, Sanofi India, Siyaram Silk Mills, Sona Koyo Steering Systems, Star Paper Mills, Subros, Surya Roshni, Tanla Solutions, Tata Elxsi, Time Technoplast, Thirumalai Chemicals, Trident, Uniply Industries, Visaka Industries, VRL Logistics, Vardhman Textiles, WABCO India, Welspun Corp, Welspun Enterprises, Welspun India and Zensar Technologies were some of the prominent stocks to register a fresh 52-week high today.
The BSE benchmark index, the Sensex, opened on a tentative note at 28,089 - down 26 points from the previous close. The BSE index touched a low of 28,071, and soon rebounded back into the positive zone. The BSE index thereafter traded with a positive bias for the remainder for the day.
The Sensex touched an intra-day high at 28,263, and finally ended 73 points higher at 28,187. In the process, the BSE index has now gained 728 points in the last four trading sessions.
The NSE Nifty hovered around the 8,550-odd level for a major part of the trading session. The NSE index touched a high and low of 8,563 and 8,508, respectively, before settling with a notional gain of 10 points at 8,543.
The India VIX (Volatility) index rose by 5.6 percent to 15.39.