The positive enthusiasm among market participants lifted stock market indices on Tuesday as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to unwind its extraordinary measures partially for the second time, which was announced in mid-July to shore up the value of rupee against the dollar. Meanwhile, the rupee on Tuesday remained unchanged at 61.79 a dollar. It moved in a range of 61.60-61.91 intra-day at the inter-bank foreign exchange market.
The S&P BSE Sensex closed 19983.61 with a gain of 88.51 points. It touched a high of 20150.27 and a low of 19936.72. On the NSE, the 50-share Nifty closed at 5928.40 with a gain of 22.25 points.