At 3:11pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 19493, up 101 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 19507 and a day's low of 19186. It opened at 19475.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,934, up 34 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,937 and a day’s low of 5838. It opened at 5,926.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading up at 1%.
RIL, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, Tata Power, NTPC, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Dr Reddys Lab, SBI, are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Sun Pharma,Coal India, HDFC Bank, M&M, Bharti Airtel, Hero MotoCorp, are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
Auto, Realty, Metal, Bankex, Consumer Durables, HC, PSU, Power, Oil and Gas, Bankex, Capital Goods, Bankex are the gainers.
Healthcare, IT, Teck 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.