At 2:21pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 19348, up 178 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 19362 and a day's low of 19186. It opened at 19229.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,875, up 50 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,879 and a day’s low of 5827. It opened at 5,836.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading up at 1%.
TCS, SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Hero MotoCorp, ONGC, Dr Reddys Lab, Bajaj Auto, Hindalco Inds, Mahindra & Mahindra are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
RIL, Coal India, Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, HUL are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Oil and Gas , HC, PSU, Metal, Oil and Gas,IT, Auto, Realty, Teck, Consumer Durables, Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal, are the gainers.
FMCG and IT indices are the losers.
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.