The market started off the week on a stronger note, with both equity benchmarks hitting record highs but there has been some problem with NSE rates.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 200.68 points at 31,561.31 on strong breadth. About 886 shares advanced against 285 declining shares on the BSE.
TCS, Tata Motors, Bharti Airtel, Lupin and Sun Pharma rallied more than 2 percent while HDFC was only loser.Most Asian indexes were in positive territory as Chinese inflation data for June met market expectations. The Nikkei 225 advanced 0.83 percent and South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index edged up 0.21 percent while the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.56 percent.