The market momentum enthused by presentation of government-economic survey ahead of Union-Budget on Saturday, making a strong pitch for big-bang reforms in the country amid optimistic projection 8.1-8.5 percent GDP growth for the year 2016 and highly improved fiscal-deficit situation.
     
Investors confidence revived with hectic buying witnessed in key heavyweights in Realty 4.46 percent, PSU Banks 4.09 percent, Infra 3.60 percent, Metal 3.03 percent, Bank 2.89 percent, Auto 2.33 percent,Finance 2.18 percent, Energy 1.82 percent, also followed by shares from Mid-Cap 2.04 percent and Small-cap by 2.26 percent.
     
Only FMCG stocks witnessed some selling pressure.
     
The broader 50-share resumed with gap-opening of 8,729.50 and hovered between a high of 8,856.95 and a low of 8,717.45 before closing at 8,844.60, showing a rally of 160.75 points, or 1.85 per cent, over its previous close.
    
Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 2,312.15 crore on Thursday, as perprovisional data released by the stock exchange.
    
Elsewhere, Asian stocks ended mixed on Friday.
    
Stock-wise, major gainers from the Nifty pack were Bank of Baroda rallied by 5.63 percent, Tata power 5.56 percent, Jindal Steel 5.18 per cent, UltraCemCo 4.98 percent, L&T 4.82 percent, ICICI Bank 4.34 percent, SBIN 3.63 percent, Coal India 2.84 percent, Axis bank 2.69 percent and Tata Motor 2.59 percent.
     
Turnover in the cash segment galloped to Rs 25,713.94 crore as compared to Rs 23,260.19 crore on Thursday. A total of 13,201.15 lakh shares changed hands in 91,89,596 trades. The market capitalisation at NSE stood at Rs 101,90,914 crore.

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