Market Opens: It is a firm opening for the benchmark indices on June 18 with Nifty around 11,700.
At 09:17 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 114.52 points at 39,075.31, while Nifty is up 33.80 points at 11706. About 403 shares have advanced, 226 shares declined, and 25 shares are unchanged.
IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, ITC, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Zee Entertainment are some of the major gainers on the indices, while losers are SBI, Yes Bank, Indiabulls Housing, HUL and ONGC.
Among the sectors, except FMCG all other indices are trading in the green led by metal, pharma, infra, auto and bank.