Benchmark indices are trading higher with Nifty around 15650 level supported by the realty and oil & gas stocks.
At 13:01 IST, the Sensex was up 190.27 points or 0.37% at 52039.75, and the Nifty was up 65.20 points or 0.42% at 15641.40. About 2006 shares have advanced, 827 shares declined, and 121 shares are unchanged.
Titan Company, Adani Ports, ONGC, Axis Bank and Eicher Motors were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Auto, HCL Technologies, Cipla and Tech Mahindra.
Oil & gas and realty indices rose 1-4 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added a percent each.
News source: Moneycontrol