At 4:45 pm, the 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 171.44 points to 20060.32 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 53.60 points to 6000.65.
The top gainers were Sterlite Ind up 4.96 percent, Sesa Goa up 4.26 percent, Hindalco up 4.31 percent and Axis Bank up 3.73 percent.
The top lossers were Sun Pharmaup down 3.41 percent,Ambuja Cements down 1.11 percent, BPCL down 1.16 percent and Suzlon Energy down 1.27 percent.
Sensex holds 2000 marks
Bse Sensex held the 2000 marks, took support from heavyweights Reliance Industries, Wipro, Infosys and BHEL along with financial, metal and Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) companies' shares.
At 2:15 pm, the 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 152.98 points to 20,041.86 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 46.40 points to 5993.45.
The top gainers were Sterlite Ind up 4.28 percent, Sesa Goa up 3.96 percent, Hindalco up 3.86 percent and Axis Bank up 3.66 percent.
The top lossers were Sun Pharmaup down 4.12 percent, Dr Reddys Labs down 1.48 percent, NTPC down 1.40 percent and Suzlon Energy down 1.27 percent.
Nifty touches 6K again
After a few struggling days, NSE Nifty on Dec 21 once again touched the psychologically important level, 6000.
At 11:24 am, the 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 195 points to 20,084 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 57 points to 6,004.
Sun Pharma, Hero Honda, TCS, BPCL, NTPC, Infosys, ACC, Ambuja Cements and Suzlon, who among the frontliners, were on the flip side.
ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, who among the financial space, gained 3 percent each.
Markets start on a +Ve note; Nifty inches to 6K
Getting support from the Asian cues, markets began on a positive note on Tuesday, Dec 21. Though volatility has been observed in the very first trade of the day.
At 9:29 am, the 50-share NSE Nifty was trading at 5981, up 34 points and the 30-share BSE Sensex was at 20003, up 114 points.
Ranbaxy Labs, Wipro, SAIL, Sterlite Industries, Kotak Mahindra Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries and BHEL, who among the front-liners, were on buyers' radar.
Hero Honda, which had rallied 18 percent on Dec 20, slipped 2.4 percent on the very opening trade on Dec 21.