Sensex, Nifty surge over 1% on firm global cues, economic survey forecast of strong GDP growth for FY23

The benchmark indices closed on a buoyant note a day ahead of Union Budget 2022.

At close, the Sensex was up 813.94 points or 1.42 percent at 58,014.17. The broader Nifty was up 237.80 points or 1.39 percent at 17,339.80. About 1,773 shares have advanced, 1,632 shares declined, and 142 shares are unchanged.

Among major Nifty gainers were Tech Mahindra, Tata Motors, Wipro, BPCL and Bajaj Finserv. The losing stocks included IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, UPL, Coal India and HUL.