The key equity benchmark Sensex & Nifty opened slightly higher on Tuesday as many of the Asian stocks rose in the early trade today. The hope in a good second quarter earnings for the financial year 2018 and macro-economic data also brought up the market sentiments. After 11.00 am, the BSE Sensex is trading at 31980, up by 133 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 10,025 up by 37 points.
Shares of Infosys Limited surged by 2% on Tuesday morning, after the company fixed November 1, 2017, as the record date for its share buy-back proposal yesterday. The other gainers include Lupin Ltd, Coal India, Infratel, and HCL whereas HPCL, BPCL, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, IOC and TataMotors are losing sheen on NSE.
Reliance infra rise 2% as it enters into exclusivity deal with Adani Transmission Ltd which rose 10% to sell Mumbai City Power Biz, while Fortis Healthcare stock trades slightly higher after 13.7 lakh shares change hands in a block deal.