Sensex up 118 points in late morning, Nifty above 10,450-level
The benchmark Sensex was trading
higher by 118.78 points in late morning deals on buying in key
frontline stocks led by telecom, oil&gas, banks, financials
and FMCG amid higher Asian cues.
Sentiments were upbeat on firm Asian cues after record
close in US markets.
The 30-share BSE index was trading higher by 118.78
points or 0.35 per cent at 33,931.04 at 1100 hours.
The 50-share Nifty was also trading up by 44.90 points
or 0.43 per cent at 10,487.10.
Major gainers were ICICI Bank 1.97 per cent, Adani
Ports 1.35 per cent, BhartiAirtel 1.23 per cent, Reliance 1.11
per cent and SBIN 0.94 per cent.
TCS, Coal India Mahindra & Mahindra, Yes Bank, L&T,
Hindustan Unilever, ITC and Tata Steel also gained up to 1 per
cent in morning session.
However, Dr Reddy's fell the most by 2.5 per cent, Tata
Motors by 0.98 per cent and ONGC by 0.96 per cent.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) net bought shares
worth Rs 522.74 crore yesterday and domestic institutional
investors (DIIs) also bought equities to the tune of Rs 64.70
Most Asian markets were trading higher, tracking
positive cues from US market.
US stocks jumped overnight, with major indexes rallying
to record levels in a broad rally.
(This article has not been edited by Zeebiz editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)
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