All sectoral indices, barring the Nifty IT, traded with gains on the NSE.
Domestic stock markets posted solid gains in Friday's trading session ahead of the release of key macroeconomic data. The S&P BSE Sensex jumped as much as 806.07 points to touch an intraday high of 34,807.22, and the the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose to 10,488.45, up 253.8 points from its previous close. Strong buying across the sectors except IT pushed the markets higher, while the rupee gained 50 paise to hit a one-week high of 73.62 against the dollar. All eyes are on the consumer inflation data due later today for more clarity on the RBI's take on key interest rates going forward.