Equity benchmark indices climbed in early commerce on Monday amid rally in Asian markets together with shopping for in index heavyweights IT counters and Reliance Industries.
The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 146.98 factors to 61,876.66 in early commerce. The NSE Nifty went up by 55.3 factors to 18,258.70.
Among the Sensex corporations, NTPC, Power Grid, Wipro, Infosys, Sun Pharma, Larsen & Toubro, Tech Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Tata Consultancy Services, Titan, ITC and State Bank of India have been the key gainers.
IndusInd Bank, Bharti Airtel, Nestle, Asian Paints, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank have been the laggards.
In Asian markets, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong have been buying and selling within the optimistic territory.
The US market had ended marginally decrease on Friday.
Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude declined 0.87 per cent to USD 74.92 per barrel.
The Sensex climbed 297.94 factors or 0.48 per cent to settle at 61,729.68 on Friday. The Nifty superior 73.45 factors or 0.41 per cent to finish at 18,203.40.
Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) offloaded equities price Rs 113.46 crore on Friday after remaining patrons for plenty of days, based on trade information.
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