Market Sensex, Nifty advance higher; Metal, bank, pharma stocks lead Updated : August 17, 2018 12:58 PM IST Among Sensex gainers, Vedanta topped with 3.24 percent surge, followed by Yes Bank, Tata Steel, Kotak Bank, all trading higher more than 2 percent. ITC is higher by 1.96 percent, while index heavyweight Reliance has also posted gains of a percent so far. 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.