Benchmark indices were trading higher with Nifty near to 15,800 supported by the pharma and PSU banking names.
At 10:01 IST, the Sensex was up 157.84 points or 0.30% at 52433.41, and the Nifty was up 47.80 points or 0.30% at 15787.90. About 1936 shares have advanced, 695 shares declined, and 87 shares are unchanged.
ONGC, Cipla, HDFC Bank, SBI Life Insurance and Asian Paints were among major gainers, while losers were Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto, Shree Cements, Britannia Industries and UltraTech Cement.
Auto index was down marginally, while all other sectoral indices were trading in the green.
News Source: Moneycontrol