At 03:09pm (IST), the BSE Sensex was trading at 18525, up65 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day's high of 18567 and a day's low of 18456. It opened at 18510.
The NSE Nifty was quoting at 5,632, up17 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a days high of 5,643and a days low of 5608. It opened at 5,628.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index were trading 0.5% up
Axis Bank,L&T,Rel Infra, Hcl Tech, Infosys, Hindalco, Sterlite, Union Bank are among gainers in Sensex and Nifty.
SBI,Ultra Cememt, Tata motors, Infosys, Tata Power,Sun Pharma,Bharti Airtel,ONGC are among losers in Sensex and Nifty.
HC, PSU, , Metal, Teck,FMCG, IT, Consumer Durables, Bankex, Capital Goods, Metal, are the gainer led by Capital Goods and Realty which climbed by 1.3% and 0.3%
Oil and Gas and Consumer durables indices is only the loser.