MARKET WRAP: Sensex up 227 pts, mid-cap rally continues; metal stocks gain

All that happened in the markets today

Sensex, Nifty post highest one-day gains since May 25

Bulls held their reigns for the second consecutive day on Friday, as markets decisively stayed in the positive territory after a mild blip in the early morning trade. Pre-budget rally and decent Q3FY20 results throughout the day were the biggest factors driving the markets today. Banking counters were leading the charge from the front with HDFC twins, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Axis Bank being the top contributors of the gains today.  The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex surged 421 points off day's low to hit an intra-day high of 41,697.03. At close, the Sensex settled ...