Key benchmark indices opened higher on Thursday taking positive Asian markets. The BSE Sensex gained 201 points at 35,792, while the NSE Nifty advanced 44 points at 10,696-level at around 10.00 am Thursday.
Tech Mahindra, GAIL, ICICI bank, SBI and reliance are showing higher on NSE, while Zee Entertainment, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserve, and Adani Port are among losers.
All Sectoral indices, except Nifty media, are trading in the green wherein IT, PSU bank and realty indices are gaining upto near 1 percent
ICICI Bank shares gained for the third consecutive and rose 1.34% at this time post announcing quarterly earning numbers.
Bajaj Auto stock trade lowers near 1 percent, while Reliance Industries up 1.46% and HDFC Bank down 0.4%.
The domestic currency appreciated by 0.33% to 70.89 against the dollar, while crude shows up with US WTI crude futures at USD 54.11 per barrel from the last settlement.