Mumbai, Apr 3 : The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) on Thursday opened with a positive gap of 56 points at 15,806 and finally closed gaining 82 points at 15,832.
BSE MIDCAP was down by 25 points at 6,387.23 and SMALLCAP plunged 71 points at 7,840.29.
The BSE IT index soared over three per cent and the BSE Power index dropped 2.6 per cent.
Out of over 2,600 stocks being traded at exchange, around 1,400 declined.
Satyam and Wipro were up by over five per cent each.
TCS gained over four per cent, while Infosys was up over two per cent.
HUL closed with a gain of over three per cent and Reliance was up over two per cent.
Tata Steel and Hindalco gained over two per cent each.
BHEL plummeted five per cent and Reliance Energy fell over three per cent.
Auto-majors Maruti and M and M plunged three per cent each.