The Sensex and the Nifty today climbed more than 0.8 percent in the afternoon trade. Both stocks rose amid positive global cues.
The Sensex climbed to trade above 57,500 while the Nifty gained to trade above 17,100 level.
The BSE Sensex appreciated 470 points, or 0.82 per cent to trade at 57,535. The NSE Nifty also surged 139 points, or 0.82 per cent, to trade at 17,122.