Markets Open Firm, Top Stock To See Today

Share market trading open on a higher note on Thursday.  The Future and Options (F&O) February-2019 contract expire today, 280Feb-2019. The domestic currency opened lower at 71.26per USD against the last close 71.22.

At 9.45am the BSE Sensex is up at 35,996-mark up 94 points while the Nifty up 19 points at 10826-mark.

ONGC, Coal India, IOC, PowerGrid and SunPharma were among major gainers at this time whereas Indiabulls Housing finance, HeroMoto Corp, Titan and Cipla were losers.

Sectoral stocks are mixed with Nifty Auto, media and realty were in red while Bank Nifty, Financial Service, FMCG, Metal, Pharma, PSU Bank and Private bank were trading marginally higher.

Market experts point out that amid rising India-Pakistan border worries investors can rest assured that stock markets will offer attractive buying opportunities in the coming days.