The Sensex and the Nifty today closed with gains of more than half a per cent. The domestic stocks climbed amid the positive cues from global equity markets amid good corporate quarterly results. The Sensex at Bombay Stock Exchange ended above 48,000 mark while the Nifty surged to finish above 14,400 level.
The Sensex rose 375 points, or 0.79 per cent, to finish at 48,081. The Nifty also appreciated 110 points, or 0.77 per cent, to settle at 14,406.