Sensex ends 1.58 percent up (Second Lead)

Mumbai, Nov 30 ( A key index of Indian equities markets closed 1.58 percent in the green Monday.

The sensitive index (Sensex) of the 30-scrip Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 16,655.75 points against Friday’s close at 16,632.01 points, closed at 16,895.16 points (provisional), up 263.15 points or 1.58 percent.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 50-share S&P CNX Nifty closed at 5,026.1 points against the previous close at 4,941.75 points, reflecting a gain of 1.71 percent.

Broader market indices also closed in the positive, with the BSE midcap index ending 1.53 percent higher and the BSE small cap index 2.04 percent up.