At 12:39pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 18375, up 36 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 18467 and a day's low of 18337. It opened at 18422.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,582, up 11 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,613 and a day’s low of 5572. It opened at 5,604.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading down 0.09% and 0.17%.
RIL, Wipro, TCS, Tata Power,ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Coal India, ONGC, Maruti, HDFC Bank,BHEL,M&M, L&T,SBI, Dr Reddys Lab, HDFC, Tata Motors are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
Infosys, Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, NTPC are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Oil and Gas , HC, PSU,Realty, Oil and Gas, Consumer Durables, IT, Teck , Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal, are the gainers.
Auto,Power, FMCG indices are the gainers.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.