Benchmark indices are trading higher with Nifty holding above 15650 supported by the oil & gas and realty stocks.
At 10:00 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 278.79 points or 0.54% at 52128.27, and the Nifty up 74.90 points or 0.48% at 15651.10. About 1912 shares have advanced, 642 shares declined, and 93 shares are unchanged.
Top gainers on the Nifty included Titan Company, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC, ONGC and Reliance Industries, while losers were UPL, SBI, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel and Bajaj Finance.
BSE Realty index added over 2 percent, while buying also seen in the power, oil & gas, FMCG, and healthcare stocks.
News source: Moneycontrol