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.
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.
Sectoral indices, except Nifty media, are trading in the green wherein IT, PSU
bank and realty indices are gaining upto near 1 percent
Bank shares gained for the third consecutive and rose 1.34% at this time post announcing
quarterly earning numbers.
Auto stock trade lowers near 1 percent, while Reliance Industries up 1.46% and
HDFC Bank down 0.4%.
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.