Opening Bell – Markets open in positive territory
At 09:15, Nifty opened at 9,933 level, up by 19 points while Sensex opened at 31,755 level, up by 51 points. There were 942 advances, 410 declines and 460 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting fairly positive undertone in the market.
Reliance Industries was the top Nifty gainer trading at Rs 1628.55 per share, up by 0.89% while Bharti Airtel was top Nifty loser trading at Rs 413.05 per share, down by 0.80%.
On the broader markets, BSE Mid-cap index was trading at 15,646 level, up by 042% while BSE Small-cap index was trading at 16,122 level, up by 0.57%.
The rupee opened at 64.10 per USD.
The US stock-indexes were closed on Monday on the account of Labour Day.
Asian stock indices were trading mixed on Tuesday. The Japan’s Nikkei 225 has shed 0.56%. The Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has rose 0.34%. The China’s Shanghai Composite has slipped 0.06%.
North Korea on Sunday conducted its sixth nuclear test, of an alleged advanced hydrogen bomb, prompting the threat of a massive military response from the United States if it or its allies were threatened.