Sensex and Nifty rallied for third consecutive day amid firm global cues.
Stock markets traded on a firm note for most part of the day. Sensex touched high of 24,640 and low of 24,383.
Gains in Thursday's session were led by IT, metal, and capital goods stocks. Companies like Larsen & Toubro, Tata Motors, TCS, HDFC, Infosys, Dr Reddy's Labs and Sun Pharma also witnessed buying interest.
The Sensex finally closed 364 points higher at 24,607, while Nifty rose 107 points to settle at 7,476.