At around 2.39 pm, Nifty Metal was trading at 5,210.60 up by 119.25 points or 2.34%. The index has touched an intraday high and low of 5,216.30 and 5,036.25 respectively.
NALCO was the top gainer soaring by nearly 6% followed by Adani Enterprises surging 5.4%. Ratnamani climbed by 4.8%, while JSPL jumped by 4%.
SAIL surged by 3%, while APL Apollo and Hindalco advanced by 2.5% and 2.4% respectively. Tata Steel jumped by 2%.
JSW Steel and Vedanta strengthened by 1.9% each, while MOIL was up by 1.8%.
Hindustan Zinc and NMDC was higher by 1.5% and 1.1%.
However, Welspun Corp and Coal India plunged marginally and were underperformers of the index.