Sensex was up 259.97 points

Sensex was up 259.97 points

 Benchmark indices ended at record closing high on January 13 as Nifty managed to hold 12,300 level.

At close, the Sensex was up 259.97 points or 0.62% at 41859.69, while Nifty was up 72.70 points or 0.59% at 12329.50. About 1532 shares have advanced, 970 shares declined, and 175 shares are unchanged. 

Infosys, IndusInd Bank, Coal India, GAIL and Bharti Airtel were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Yes Bank, Bharti Infratel, UPL, TCS and Eicher Motors.

All the sectoral indices ended in the green led by the IT, metal, FMCG, pharma, energy and bank.