At around 1.40, Nifty FMCG was trading at 35,274.65 higher by 291.60 points or 0.83%. The index has touched an intraday high and low of 35,442.85 and 34,999.40 respectively.
Hindustan Unilever was the top gainer soaring by nearly 3% followed by Marico and Dabur surging by more than 1% each.
Colgate and Procter & Gamble Hygiene soared by 0.9% and 0.6% respectively.
Stocks like Jubilant Foodworks, Tata Consumer, ITC and Godrej Consumer recorded marginal gains.
On the contrary, UBL was the top underperformer tumbling by nearly 3% followed by Mcdowell and Varun Beverages plunging more than 1% each. Emami dipped by 0.6%.
Britannia and Nestle slipped marginally.
Nestle is set to announce its Q4 result on April 20, 2021.