Stock market in the session on Friday ended with gains as Sensex closed 94.65 points or 0.4 percent at 24717.99. Nifty ended the day 24.05 points or 0.3 percent up at 7510.20.
Shares in gainers category are HUL, Lupin, Tata Motors, Adani Ports and ITC, whereas among laggards were Coal India, ICICI Bank, BHEL, Tata Steel and NTPC.
Finance Ministry and Reserve Bank officials are likely to meet on March 18, to decide on borrowing calendar of the government for April-September period of the next fiscal.
In the Budget, the government has pegged gross market borrowing at Rs. six lakh crore, up from Rs. 5.8 lakh crore in current fiscal.