Market Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty end 5% higher, but down 12% this week Updated : March 20, 2020 03:41 PM IST Indian market surged on Friday as Asian peers rebounded after four sessions of bruising losses, mainly led by gains in IT, FMCG, and metal space. The Sensex ended 1,628 points higher at 29,916, while the Nifty rose 486 points to settle at 8,750. The Nifty50 records best one-day gain in more than six months, but ended the week around 12 percent lower. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.