Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade Tuesday.
The 30-share index was trading 98.04 points, or 0.25 percent, higher at 39,781.33. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 24.75 points, or 0.21 percent, to 11,949.50.
Top Sensex gainers include Yes Bank, Vedanta, Coal India, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, IndusInd Bank, PowerGrid, Tata Steel, Axis Bank, L&T, Reliance Industries and Tata Motors, rising up to 3.75 percent. While, HDFC, Hero MotoCorp, SBI, HUL, Kotak Bank, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, HCL Tech, ICICI Bank and ITC fell up to 1.02 percent.
Foreign institutional investors bought equity worth Rs 1,215.36 crore while domestic institutional investors sold shares to the tune of Rs 327.86 crore, provisional data available with stock exchanges showed.
On Monday, the BSE had ended at a new closing high by jumping 248.57 points or 0.63 percent higher at 39,683.29. The Nifty too gained fresh closing peak by jumping 80.65 points or 0.68 percent to settle at 11,924.75.
With PTI Inputs