Equity benchmarks started off trade on a positive note Tuesday despite mixed global cues, backed by healthcare, metals and select banks stocks.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 82.94 points at 31,929.83 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 23.75 points at 10,012.50.
About 777 shares advanced against 214 declining shares on the BSE.
Lupin, L&T, Indiabulls Housing, IndusInd Bank, M&M, Aurobindo Pharma, Cipla and Tata Steel were early gainers while HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Axis Bank were under pressure.
Nifty Midcap was up 0.4 percent. SPARC, Biocon, NCC, NBCC, TVS Electronics, Graphite India, HEG, Goa Carbon and Bombay Dyeing rallied up to 15 percent.Asian markets were mixed, with the Japan’s Nikkei 225 rising 0.43 percent after markets reopened for trade following a long weekend. South Korea’s Kospi surged 1.85 percent while China’s Shanghai was down 0.3 percent.
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