Helped by a rebound in the rupee after the current account gap moderated sharply, the S&P BSE Sensex on Thursday surged by nearly 324 points to end at one-week high of 18,875.95 on strong gains in RIL, HDFC Bank and Infosys.
The BSE 30-share gauge resumed higher following firm Asian cues triggered by strong rally on Wall Street on Wednesday and remained in positive terrain before settling at 18,875.95, a rise of 323.83 points or 1.75 per cent. This is its highest close since 19,245.70 on June 19.
The broader Nifty at the NSE gained 93.65 points to close at 5,682.35. The SX-40 at MCX-SX was up 170.48 points to close at 11,219.19.