Markets trade higher, Top Stocks to watch out in trade today

Sensex, Nifty opened on a higher level on Friday. Sensex starts at 35,465 levels up by 153 points, while Nifty trade at 10,635 levels up by 34 points. The domestic currency, rupee is trade at 70.5 per dollar its opening rate.

Except Nifty IT, metal and PSU banks, which trade in the red, all the Nifty sectoral indices trading in the green in which Nifty media lead up by 0.84% at 2,494.30.

Dr. Reddys, Cipla, Zee Entertainment were among major gainers on the Nifty, while HCL Tech, Gail, Tech Mahindra were early losers.

Top stocks in Action today: HCL Technologies Limited has announced a definitive agreement to acquire select IBM software products for USD 1.8 billion.  HCL Technologies stock on Friday opened at Rs. 1000 per share down 2.98% on the NSE, and further movement will be watched out during trading sessions.

Wipro said the  company has expanded global partnership with Alfresco, which is an open source provider of process automation and allied services, have expanded partnership to offer open source based digital transformation capabilities. Stock of Wipro opened at Rs. 326.50 per share, down 1.55 percent and further movement will be watched out during trading sessions.

Muthoot Finance Limited, which is known as the largest gold financing company in the world, whose net profit surged 23% to Rs. 975 crore in H1FY19 vis-a-vis Rs. 791 crore in H1FY18.  Muthoot Finance stock opened at Rs. 431 per share and trade higher 5.53% at Rs. 443.50 on the NSE during morning hours.