Closing Bell: At the close of market hours, the Sensex is up 207.10 points or 0.55% at 37852.00, while the Nifty closed up 79.30 points or 0.70% at 11435.10. The market breadth is still negative as 1,287 shares advanced, against a decline of 1,370 shares, while 160 shares were unchanged.
Among top gainers were Sun Pharma and Yes Bank, while Hero MotoCorp, L&T and UPL were the top losers.
The Nifty managed to reclaim 11,400, while the Sensex ended over 200 points higher. This happened even as the rupee touched an all-time low during the day and hovered around 69.85 levels at the time of equity benchmarks closing.