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As the Sensex touched new highs, eight of the top-10 most valued companies together added 1,52,355.03 crore in market valuation over the last week . HDFC Bank and State Bank of India (SBI) emerged as the biggest gainers during the rally.

Last week, the BSE Sensex rallied 1,246.89 points, or 2.07 per cent. The benchmark index went past the 61,000-mark for the first time ever on Thursday. Markets were closed on Friday for Dussehra.

HDFC Bank lead the gainers last week as its valuation jumped 46,348.47 crore to 9,33,559.01 crore. The market valuation of State Bank of India grew 29,272.73 crore to 4,37,752.20 crore. Reliance Industries Limited added 18,384.38 crore to 17,11,554.55 crore in its valuation.

The market capitalisation of ICICI Bank rose by 16,860.76 crore to reach 5,04,249.13 crore. HDFC gained 16,020.7 crore to reach 5,07,861.84 crore in market valuation.

Kotak Mahindra Bank's valuation rose by 15,944.02 crore to 3,99,810.31 crore. Bajaj Finance saw its m-cap jump by 7,526.82 crore to 4,74,467.41 crore.

Hindustan Unilever added 1,997.15 crore taking its market valuation to 6,22,359.73 crore.

Among losers last week, the valuation of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) eroded by 1,19,849.27 crore to 13,35,838.42 crore. TCS shares had on Monday tumbled over 6 per cent after the company's September quarter earnings missed market expectations.

Meanwhile, the valuation of Infosys tumbled 3,414.71 crore to 7,27,692.41 crore.

In the ranking of top-10 firms, Reliance Industries was leading the chart, followed by Tata Consultancy Services, HDFC Bank, Infosys, Hindustan Unilever, HDFC, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India and Kotak Mahindra Bank. 

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