Equity benchmark indices extended their gains from the morning session, with the Nifty and Sensex both holding to their fresh milestones. In fact, the Nifty was seen heading towards 9900-mark.
The Sensex was up 234.95 points at 32039.77, while the Nifty was up 66.60 points at 9882.70. The market breadth was narrow as 1,450 shares advanced against a decline of 868 shares, while 135 shares were unchanged.
The gains on the index were led by ITC, ICICI Bank and Indiabulls Housing, while the top losers were ONGC, Tata Motors, IOC and Bharti Infratel.
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