Market Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty end higher after 3 sessions of losses; Bharti Airtel jumps 11% Updated : May 19, 2020 03:37 PM IST The Sensex ended 167 points higher at 30,196, while the Nifty rose 56 points to settle at 8,879. Nifty Metal, Nifty Auto and Nifty IT rose over 1 percent each, while Nifty FMCG added 0.7 percent. ONGC rose over 5.5 percent after oil jumped to a two-month high on easing lockdowns, positive initial vaccine results. 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.