Opening Bell – Nifty, Sensex open in green
At 9:15 AM, the BSE Sensex opened higher by 174 points at 31,393, while the Nifty50 opened higher by 57 points at 9,815 mark.
Lupin is top Nifty gainer trading at Rs 946.80 per share, up by 2.53% whereas TCS is top Nifty loser trading at Rs 2521 per share, down by 0.31%. There are 1048 advances, 372 declines and 491 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting strong positive sentiments floating in the market.
On the broader markets, BSE Mid-cap index was trading at 15,091 level, up by 0.70% while BSE Small-cap index was trading at 15,558 level, up by 0.58%.
The rupee opened at 64.05 per USD on Tuesday.
The US stock market indices closed mostly higher on Monday, with the Dow Industrial Average and S&P 500 eking out slight gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 29 points to 21,704 and the S&P 500 edged up 3 points to 2,428, while the tech-laden Nasdaq Composite Index edged down 3 points to 6,213.
Majority of Asian markets were trading on positive territory at the open on Tuesday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has risen 260 points, Japan’s Nikkei 225 has advanced 2 points, while China’s Shanghai Composite has lost 11 points.