Leading stock index Sensex climbed over 100 points in early trade on Thursday led by gains in big stocks like L&T, HDFC Bank and HCL Tech amid a positive trend in global markets. The Sensex has managed to cross 53,100 in the early trade. At the same time, Nifty has managed to reach above the level of 15,850.
At 11.11 in the morning, the Sensex was trading at the level of 53,199.90. The index was on a jump of 295.85 points or 0.56%. At the same time, Nifty was at the level of 15,932.80, the index had gained 78.85 points or 0.50%.
During this period, the 30-share BSE index was trading 111.50 points or 0.21 per cent higher at 53,015.55, while the broader NSE Nifty rose 31.30 points or 0.20 per cent to 15,885.25.
The biggest gain of three percent in the Sensex was in L&T. Apart from this, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Dr Reddy’s and UltraTech Cement were also among the top gainers. On the other hand, M&M, Asian Paints, Maruti, ITC, Titan and Infosys were in the red.
In the previous session, the Sensex closed 134.32 points or 0.25 per cent higher at 52,904.05 and the Nifty was up 41.60 points or 0.26 per cent at 15,853.95.
Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude fell 0.76 per cent to $ 74.19 per barrel.
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