The topline equity indices continued their gaining momentum for the fourth consecutive session and opened over 0.5 per cent on Tuesday taking cues from their global peers.
At 9:15 am, the S&P BSE Sensex rose 328.70 points (0.55 per cent) to 60,443.83 and the Nifty 50 reclaimed the 18,000-mark for the first time since April 5, rising 100.15 points (0.56 per cent) to 18,036.50.
Gains in the early trade on the Sensex were led by Bajaj twins – Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Finserv, Titan Company, Ultratech Cement, Tech Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Infosys, Wipro and State Bank of India (SBI). In contrast, only Sun Pharma and NTPC were trading a tad lower.
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