After rallying over 363 points during the day, the 30-share Sensex ended 70.21 points, or 0.17 per cent, higher at 40,356.69.
Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 23.35 points, or 0.20 per cent, to end at 11,895.45.
Vodafone Idea shares rallied 24.75 per cent to settle at Rs 3.68 on the BSE on Friday. The stock surged 27.12 per cent to end at Rs 3.75 on NSE. Bharti Airtel too rose 9.24 per cent to settle at Rs 396.00 on NSE and by 8.42 per cent to end at Rs 393.20.
At 11:11 am, the stock of the telecom major was at Rs 3.09, down by Rs 0.61 or 16.49 per cent on the BSE, while on NSE it was at Rs 3.05, down Rs 0.65 or 17.57 per cent. Over 25.71 crore shares were traded across BSE and NSE so far in the trade on Thursday.
The scrip of the low-cost carrier declined as much as 7.33 per cent to Rs 105.50 on the NSE and on the BSE it fell as low as 6.95 per cent to Rs 105.80 during the intraday trade on Thursday. It pared some losses to settle nearly 6 per cent lower.