Sensex jumps 296 points, pharma stocks surge

Equity benchmark indices were range-bound on May 10 but closed in the green on the back of RBI's liquidity measures and indications of robust corporate earnings. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 296 points or 0.6 per cent at 49,502 while the Nifty 50 ticked higher by 119 points or 0.8 per cent to 14,942.