Frontline indices representing the stock markets started the last trading session of the week on a strong note ahead of April Future-and-options(F&O) expiry day. The markets will be a holiday tomorrow, Friday, on account of Maharastra day.
At 10.40-am, the BSE Sensex was trading higher by 975 points, while the NSE Nifty was up 279 points AT 9832-levels. Tata Motors, HeroMotoCorp, Hindalco, Vedanta and HCL Tech were among major gainers in the Nifty while only four stocks namely SunPharma, Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paint and BPCL were trading mildly lower. Avail the best intraday Niftytips, Free stock tips from the expert.
All sectoral indices ion the Nifty were trading positively with major gains in the Nifty Metal, Auto and Banking up to over 5 percent.
Among IT stocks Infosys higher by over 5 per cent and TCS was up 4.7-per cent. Banking stocks witness strong rally for the fifth consecutive session Bandhan Bank climbing almost 12 per cent in trade.