Tata Steel and HDFC were the principal gainers as the BSE Sensex ended in positive territory.
The Asia-Pacific region offers a stark contrast to the bankrupt GM's woes at home.
Market regulator SEBI imposed a penalty of Rs 17.5 lakh on Delhi-based broker Suresh Bharrat for alleged irregularities.
Gold prices improved in the futures markets on Monday by adding 0.54 pct as traders enlarged their positions following depreciating rupee.
The rupee soared by 4.3 pct to a 5-month peak of 47.27,in three sessions beginning Friday.
Rupee,which posted gain of 152 paise on Monday,moved up further by 41 paise to 47.47 a dollar.
The rupee strengthened past 48 per dollar for first time in three months on UPA's clear victory.
After increasing for three consecutive weeks,inflation fell to 0.48 per cent.
Rupee appreciated by 5 paise against US currency on expectations of fresh capital inflows.
Oil prices fell for a second straight day,consolidating after touching a six-month peak.
The Indian rupee hardened by 31 paise at 50.20 against the greenback on account of fresh capital inflows by funds amid a weak dollar overseas.
Bharti Airtel surged nearly four per cent after an impressive 21 per cent jump in its net profit.
Snapping a three-day rising streak,the Sensex on Tuesday tumbled by over 370 points.
Gold surged by Rs 140 per 10 gram to regain 15,000-mark after a month in bullion market.
Shares of the company opened on a weak note at Rs 420,then dipped further to its day's low of Rs 405,down 6.35 per cent from its previous closing price.
Corporate behemoth Reliance Industries was trading in the negative territory on Thursday and fell over one per cent in the opening trade.
Shares of HCL Technologies,on Wednesday,dipped 13.29 per cent on the Bombay Stock Exchange in the morning trade.
The rupee appreciated by 13 paise to trade at 50.32 against the US currency in early trade.
Rupee on Tuesday depreciated by 27 paise at 50.57 against the US currency in early trade.
The country's 10 most valued firms added over Rs 28,500 crore to their market capitalisation last week.
Realty firm Unitech on Friday surged as much as 13 per cent on the bourses,amid the company raising 325 million dollars (about Rs 1,567.75 crore) on institutional placement basis.
It had announced that it would delist its American Depositary Shares from NYSE Euronext.
Rupee was quoted at 49.92/93 against dollar due to fresh fall in equity markets.
Oil prices continued to fall amidst worries of a global oil demand slowdown.
Fund investors have missed large part of surge in shares as fund managers sit tight on cash levels.
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