Indian markets dodged the week's low and closed higher by one percent. Sensex advanced by 196.37 points at 36,063.81 and Nifty50 rose by 71 points at 10,863.50.
Banking stocks like IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, and HDFC remained in the green territory while Axis Bank saw some pressure. L&T and Infosys also contributed greatly to the Friday's gain.
Moving on to the bulk/block deals, here are some of the biggest trades from March 1.
BNP Paribas Cardif sold 9,22,52,908 shares of SBI Life Insurance
at Rs 515.01 aggregating to a total amount of Rs 47,51,11,70,149 crore.
While, CA Emerald Investments bought 9,00,00,000 shares of SBI Life Insurance at Rs 515 aggregating to a total amount of Rs 46,35,00,00,000 crore.
HDFC Mutual Fund sold 14,51,000 shares of Spencer's Retail Ltd at Rs 144.32 aggregating to a total amount of Rs 20,94,08,320 crore.