Broader markets, too, rose in tandem as Nifty SmallCap 100 and Nifty MidCap100 surged up to 0.2 per cent.
Barring Nifty Pharma, all sectors steered in positive direction. Nifty IT and Nifty PSU Bank led the charge – as they climbed in the range of 1 per cent to 2 per cent.
shares of ONGC gained 1 per cent in a volatile market after the company sought to scrap windfall profit tax levied on domestically produced crude oil from the government.
gained over 2 per cent after the company plans to launch their Rs 250 crore share buyback offer on September 27.