The BSE 30-share Sensex resumed strong at 27,305.62 and maintained its upward momentum to hit the day's high of 27,387.91 before closing higher by 150.32 points, or 0.55 percent at 27,364.92 -- its strongest close since 27,366.07 on August 21.

The index has now gained over 585 points in the last three sessions.
The NSE Nifty index too edged up 36.90 points, or 0.45 percent, to end at 8,275.05 after moving between 8,283.05 and 8,239.20.
Other gainers in the 30-share Sensex include Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy's and Hero MotoCorp. In the 30-Sensex constituents, 18 ended in the positive zone.
Sentiment remained bullish with the foreign funds turning buyers on domestic bourses and a better-than-expected earnings season so far, brokers said.
Sectorally, the BSE realty index won the day by rising 2.57 percent, followed by technology, healthcare, IT and oil and gas.
Those who lost out included ONGC, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, L&T and Hindalco, capping the rise in the benchmark.


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