Market Markets this week: Sensex up 1.7%, Nifty 1.8% led by media, pharma and consumer shares Updated : August 30, 2019 04:42 PM IST For the week, both frontline indices ended higher with the Sensex rising 1.7 percent and the Nifty up 1.8 percent. The 30-share benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended 263.86 points higher, or 0.71 percent, at 37,332.79. The broader NSE Nifty50 also rose 74.95 points, or 0.68 per cent, to close at 11,023.25. 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.