After a strong closing in the previous session the benchmark indices opened on positive note on May 21 with Nifty and Sensex test a new record highs.
At 09:16 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 104.58 points at 39457.25, while Nifty is up 28.80 points at 11857.10. About 534 shares have advanced, 266 shares declined, and 64 shares are unchanged.
Adani Port, Dr Reddy’s Lab, HDFC, RIL, Coal India and Bharti Infra are among major gainers on the indices, while losers are Tata Motors, BPCL, Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, Infosys, Sun Pharma, TCS, Jindal Stainless, Astral Poly, Dhampur Sugar and Phillip Carbon.
Among the sectors, except IT all other sectoral indices are trading higher led by pharma, bank, metal, energy and FMCG.