Market Update Halfway to the trading session, and it has been a day of gain so far. The Sensex is up over 100 points, while the Nifty has held 10,700-mark.
A recovery in banking names, especially PSU banks, have aided sentiment on D-Street. Automobiles, consumption, metal and pharma names are the other top gainers. The Nifty Midcap index is up around half a percent.
The Sensex is up 136.88 points or 0.39% at 35594.04, while the Nifty is higher by 31.20 points or 0.29% at 10713.40. The market breadth is narrow as 1,186 shares advanced, against a decline of 1,084 shares, while 140 shares were unchanged.
Yes Bank, Tata Motors, and Hindalco have gained the most, while ONGC, ICICI Bank, GAIL and Indiabulls Housing lost the most.