The benchmark indices finished higher for the fifth day in a row.
Domestic stock markets closed in the green on Monday led by energy and pharma stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex ended 192.35 points, or 0.53 per cent, higher at 36,578.96, while the broader NSE Nifty settled at 10,961.85, up 54.90 points or 0.50 per cent from the previous close. Major advancers on the Nifty50 were Reliance Industries, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Sun Pharma and Bajaj Finance, which gained between 4.28 and 1.77 per cent. Seventeen out of 50 Nifty stocks finished the session higher.