A benchmark index of Indian equities on Monday ended 137 points higher with profit booking pulling down the index from its intra-day highs.
The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,199.73 points, closed at 20,303.12 points, up 137.26 points or 0.68 per cent from its previous close at 20,165.86 points.
It rose 286.44 points to an intra-day high of 20,452.3 points.
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the 50-share S&P CNX Nifty shut shop at 6,105.8 points, up 0.66 per cent.
Broader markets ended in the green too. The BSE midcap index closed 0.77 per cent higher, while the BSE smallcap index moved up 0.95 per cent.