Equity benchmarks have started the day on a positive note, with the Nifty reclaiming 10,900 in the first few minutes of trade.
The Sensex is up 72.82 points or 0.20% at 36391.15, and the Nifty up 22.90 points or 0.21% at 10909.70. The market breadth is positive as 289 shares advanced, against a decline of 95 shares, while 30 shares were unchanged.
Except pharmaceuticals, all other sectoral indices are trading in the green. The Nifty Midcap index is up one-fifth of a percent.
Vedanta, Yes Bank, and Zee Entertainment, while Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel and Dr Reddy’s have lost the most.