BSE Sensex & Nifty surge to 1 per cent

The BSE Sensex closed 453.46 points, or 1.27%, up at 36,170.41, while the Nifty50 ended 129.85 points, or 1.21%, higher at 10,858.70. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.62% and 0.22%, respectively.

Additionally, lower crude oil prices added to the optimism among investors, which also shored up the Indian Rupee.