New Delhi: Sensex jumped over 100 points while Nifty opened above 11,300 on Wednesday.
At 9.40 am, the benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex was trading higher by 149.96 points or 0.40 percent to 37,563.09. The NSE Nifty was trading 40.00 points or 0.35 percent up at 11,327.50.
The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 37,546.42 points touched a high of 37,638.16 points and a low of 37,388.65 points.
Major gainers in the Sensex pack were Powergrid, ITC, ONGC, HUL, Adani ports, Coal India, M&M, Vedanta, Infotys, TCS, HDFC and Wipro, rising by upto 3.26 percent.
On Tuesday BSE Sensex closed at 37,413.13, down by 509.04 points or 1.34 percent, which was its biggest single-day fall since March 16 when it lost 509.54 points. Intra-day, Sensex had hit a low of 37361.20 and high of 38017.49. The 50-share NSE Nifty also dropped below the 11,300-level by plunging 150.60 points or 1.32 percent.