Equity benchmarks have begun higher on Tuesday morning, with the Nifty trading near 10,780.
The Sensex is up 145.79 points or 0.41% at 35999.35, while the Nifty is higher by 47.20 points or 0.44% at 10784.80. The market breadth is positive as 265 shares advanced, against a decline of 70 shares, while 20 shares were unchanged.
All sectoral indices traded in the green, with maximum gains seen among banks, energy, and IT names. The Nifty Midcap index is in tandem with benchmarks.
Hero MotoCorp, Infosys, Wipro and Zee Entertainment are the top gainers, while HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel, and GAIL lost the most.