Leading stock index Sensex rose over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday led by gains in big stocks like Infosys, Reliance Industries and Maruti amid a positive trend in global markets. In the opening, the 30-share BSE index was trading 200.35 points or 0.38 per cent higher at 52,750.01. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 60.15 points or 0.38 per cent to 15,808.60.
The Sensex was at the level of 52,738.24 at 10.23 in the morning. The index had gained 188.58 or 0.36%. Nifty was trading at the level of 15,804.30 during this period. The index had gained 55.85 or 0.35%.
The biggest gain of one percent in the Sensex was in Maruti. Apart from this, Titan, Infosys, Tata Steel, M&M, Asian Paints and Nestle India were also trading with gains. On the other hand, PowerGrid, NTPC, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank and HUL were in the red.
In the previous session, the Sensex was down 185.93 points or 0.35 per cent at 52,549.66 and the Nifty was down 66.25 points or 0.42 per cent at 15,748.45. Meanwhile, international oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 0.43 per cent higher at $74.60 per barrel.
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