Share/Stock Highlights: The frontline equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended the last day of the 2021 calendar on a higher note after they jumped nearly 1 per cent on Friday.
The S&P BSE Sensex surged 459.50 points (0.80 per cent) to end at 58,253.82 while the Nifty 50 climbed 150.10 points (0.87 per cent) to settle at 17,354.05. With this, the Sensex registered a 21.99 per cent rally in 2021 while the broader Nifty recorded a 24.12 per cent hike during the year.
On the Sensex pack, Titan was the top gainer on Friday, rising 3.5 per cent, followed by Kotak Bank, SBI, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, HUL, Axis Bank and Sun Pharma. On the other hand, NTPC, Tech Mahindra, PowerGrid and Infosys were the laggards.
(with inputs from agencies)