The Sensex and the Nifty on Wednesday rose around 0.9 percent. Both stocks gained amid positive cues from the global equity markets. The Sensex closed above the 61,000 level while the Nifty regained the 18,200 mark.
The BSE Sensex climbed 533 points, or 0.88 percent to finish at 61,150. The NSE Nifty also surged 157 points, or 0.87 percent, to settle at 18,212.