The Sensex and the Nifty on Friday logged modest gains. Both stocks climbed even as majority of the Asian indices were down. The Sensex closed near 53,000 mark while the Nifty finished above 15,850 level.
The BSE Sensex jumped 139 points, or 0.26 percent, to trade at 52,976. The NSE Nifty also surged 32 points, or 0.2 percent, to trade at 15,856.