Mumbai, Dec 31 :
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 21,177.77 points, closed at 21,170.68 points, up 27.67 points or 0.13 percent from its previous day close at 21,143.01 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 21,230.88 points, and a low of 21,122.68 points during the day.
The S&P BSE oil and gas index gained 45.95 points while the healthcare index increased by 20.88 points. However, the metal index fell by 20.94 points.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trade 12.90 points or 0.21 percent up at 6,304 points.