Market Market off high; Sensex sheds 1,000 points from day's highs; Nifty near 8,500 Updated : March 20, 2020 02:26 PM IST Indian stock market saw a surprise bounce back during Friday's afternoon trade boosted by the gains in the Nifty IT index and global bourses. Among sectoral indices, Nifty IT remained the best-performing index while Nifty Realty was the only one to trade in the red. At 1:40 pm, the Sensex was trading 2,000 points higher to 30,308 while the Nifty index was at 8,859, up 596 points. 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.