Live Stock Market Updates: Markets trade higher; Nifty eyes 9,950
There were 1,171 advances, 328 declines and 449 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting strong positive sentiments floating in the market.
At 10 AM, the S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 31,793 up 90 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 9,940 up 27 points. A total of 58 stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 8 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.63% at 15,678, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.89% at 16,172.
Some buying activity is seen in Capital Goods, Metal, Pharma, Auto, while Telecom is showing weakness on BSE.
Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, IOC, Vedanta and Tata Steel are among the gainers, whereas Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma, Bharti Infratel, Bosch and TCS are losing sheen on NSE in the first trading hour.
The INDIA VIX is down 2.92% at 12.78.