The stock market closed higher without precedent for last five sessions. In a major setback for the administration's change drive, the parliament's turbulent and to a great extent useless storm session finished without the GST Bill getting passed.
The Sensex increased 37.27 points at 27549.53 and the Nifty rose 6.40 points to 8355.85. On the other hand, the broader markets failing to meet expectations.
The BSE Midcap lost 0.2 percent and Smallcap fell 0.8 percent. Around 1053 shares progressed against 1800 shares declined on the BSE.
M&M, Cipla, Lupin, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank and Tata Power encouraged 2-4 percent. BPCL rose 1.75 percent in front of Q1 income on Friday.
Be that as it may, Vedanta dove 8.6 percent. Tata Steel and Hindalco were down 5-6 percent. Bharti Airtel, GAIL and NMDC lost 2-3 percent.