Benchmark indices are holding in the early gains with Nifty around 15650 level.
At 12:00 IST, the Sensex was up 231.38 points or 0.45% at 52080.86, and the Nifty was up 78.30 points or 0.50% at 15654.50. About 2025 shares have advanced, 760 shares declined, and 129 shares are unchanged.
Titan Company, Adani Ports, ONGC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Eicher Motors were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Auto, SBI, HCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra.
Metal, oil & gas and realty indices rose 1-4 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices also added a percent each.
News source: Moneycontrol