The market continued to be bullish in the afternoon session, driven by the Street cheering the factored-in rate hike by US Federal Reserve.
The Sensex was up 147.39 points at 29545.50, while the Nifty was up 54.80 points at 9139.60. The market breadth was narrow than morning trends, with 1,698 shares having advanced, 909 shares having declined, while 171 shares are unchanged.
Adani Ports and Tata Steel continue to rule the list of top gainers on both the indices, while Hero MotoCorp and Bharti Airtel were the top losers.
Idea Cellular added nearly 2 percent intraday on Thursday as investors cheered the buzz of its merger with Vodafone entering final stages.