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Sensex rises 157 points, Nifty closes above 10,750; Reliance Industries, Infosys, HUL top gainers

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Sensex rises 157 points, Nifty closes above 10,750; Reliance Industries, Infosys, HUL top gainers

While the Sensex closed 157 points higher to 35,807, Nifty ended 50 points in the green at 10,779. Top Sensex gainers were Reliance Industries (2.01%), Infosys (1.91%) and HUL (1.55%).

The Sensex and Nifty closed higher in trade today tracking rally in global stocks as US markets posted their best single-day gain in more than 10 years. However, the indices could not hold on to their morning gains on account of December derivatives expiry today.

While the Sensex closed 157 points higher to 35,807, Nifty ended 50 points in the green at 10,779. In early trade, the Sensex rose 392 points to 36,041 and Nifty gained 72 points to 10,801.

Top Sensex gainers were Reliance Industries (2.01%), Infosys (1.91%) and HUL (1.55%).

Bharti Airtel (2.10%), Hero MotoCorp (1.85%) and Tata Motors (1.38 %) were the top Sensex losers.