Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rose by over 110 points in mid-session trade on selective buying by funds, amid an improving trend on other Asian bourses.
The 30-share barometer gained 110 points to 19,802, with oil and gas sector, healthcare, power and metals sector stocks leading the recovery. The index had lost over 430 points in yesterday's session.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 35 points to 6,015.
Brokers said emergence of buying by funds in select stocks amid a better trend in the Asian region mainly influenced the trading sentiment.
Meanwhile, in Asia, Japan's Nikkei up by 0.09 per cent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.03 percent in early trade. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.18 percent lower in previous session.
With PTI Inputs
First Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 09:46