At 11:30am (IST), the BSE Sensex is trading at 18421, up 92 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 18437 and a day's low of 18309. It opened at 18379.
The NSE Nifty up at 5,595 up 23 points over the previous close. It has touched the day’s high of 5,602 and earlier touched a day’s low of 5561. It opened at 5,582.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index were trading up by 0.2%.
Sun Pharma,Asian Paint,Cipla,ICICI Bnak,Tata Power, JIndal Steel are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
BHEL, Bharti Airtel, Hero Motocorp, NTPC, Cairn, HDFC are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
CD,Realty,FMCG,Bankex, IT, Metal, Teck,HC, Oil and Gas,PSU, Capital Goods are the gainers.
Auto and Power indices are the losers.
Asian markets are mixed on Tuesday. The Nikkei 225 is up 0.78% while the Hang Seng gains 0.28%. The Shanghai Composite is off 0.11%.
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