Sensex & Nifty opened on a higher note for the second straight day on Friday. The BSE Sensex was up 249.49 points at 33,198.70. The NSE Nifty 50 index was up 83.30 points at 10,250 in later morning hours.
Shares of Tata Motors rose 1.7%, Vedanta up 1.6%), Marut Suzuki up 1.4%, IndusInd Bank rose 1.36% and United Phosphorus Ltd gained 1.3% becoming the top gainers on Nifty50, whereas Infratel, Eicher Motors, Asian Paints, NTPC and Ambuja Cement were the top losers in today’s trade.
Shares of Jet Airways declined about 4% after the company posted a 91 percent fall in its July-September net profit to Rs.50.00 crore.
The shares of Bharti Airtel Limited gained over 7.10 percent to on BSE while it zoomed 7.24 percent to Rs 518.5 on NSE and it settled up 6.5 percent on BSE.
The stock of Bharti Airtel was among the major gainers on Sensex, which rose 1.3 percent after it zoomed more than 6 percent in yesterday’s trade.
The Indian rupee opened little changed against the dollar. It opened at 64.55 per dollar and was trading at 64.58 a dollar, down 0.02% from its Thursday’s close of 64.57.