Equity benchmarks recouped opening losses, with the Sensex reclaiming 31,000 level and Nifty 9,600.
Index heavyweights HDFC (up 2.3 percent), Reliance Industries (up 1.6 percent), HDFC Bank (up 1.06 percent) and ITC (up 0.3 percent) were top contributors to index gains.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 80.70 points at 31,108.91 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 22.55 points to 9,617.65.
About two shares advanced for every share falling on the BSE.
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