First up, here is quick catchup of what happened in the markets on Monday
The Indian equity benchmark indices ended at record closing highs Monday led by gains in IT, realty and auto stocks amid mixed global cues. The Sensex gained 166.96 points, or 0.29 percent, to end at 58,296.91, while the Nifty closed 54.20 points, or 0.31 percent, higher at 17,377.80. Broader markets aided market sentiment, with the Nifty Smallcap100 index jumping 1.09 percent, and the Nifty Midcap100 index rising 0.41 percent.
Among sectors, most gains were seen in realty, IT, media, auto and metal indices, while banks, FMCG and pharma indices ended in the red.
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