Key benchmark indices started on an upbeat note in the morning session Friday led by positive Asian market signals.
At 9.45am, the BSE Sensex was up 180-pts at 36,825-level while the NSE Nifty50 index scaled -up 47-pts higher at 10,895-mark
Tech Mahindra, NTPC, Axis Bank, Ultratech Cement and Zee Entertainment were among major Nifty gainers, while Indiabulls Housing, SunPharma, Yes Bank, BPCL and JSW Steel led the losses.
Most of the sectoral Nifty indices are witnessing buying pressure with Banking, Auto and Media leading the higher, while FMCG, Pharma and Realty indices seeing in the red.
Nifty Media index rose 1.91% at 1,919.40, led by gains in Dish TV, Eros Media and PVR.
PSU Bank index advanced 0.88% led by major gains in Union bank and JK Bank.
Among buzzing stocks, Tech Mahindra stock trade higher by 4.57% to Rs727.20 per share after the company enters multi-year agreement with AT & T Network.
Shares of Reliance Industries advanced 0.84% after Jio announced the startup of JioFiber,
Shares of Bajaj Finance rose 0.72% after the company scheduled in meet on 17-sep to mull and approve proposal for fund raising via QIP.
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