Sensex jumps over 300 points, Nifty near 15,800 lifted by banks

Share market benchmarks were trading higher on the back of positive global cues.

Indian share markets benchmarks Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex and broader Nifty 50 opened higher on Tuesday on the back of positive global cues.

 

The BSE Sensex was up 243 points or 0.47 per cent at 52,616, while the broader Nifty 50 gained 73 points or 0.46 per cent at 15,765.

 

ICICI Bank was the top index gainer, rising up 1.23 per cent followed by Tata Steel, Hindalco, UPL, Bajaj Finance, BPCL, Tata Motors, Ultratech Cement, SBI, L&T, M&M, Shree Cements and Reliance Industries Limited were among the other prominent gainers.

 

Tech Mahindra was the top index loser followed by Adani Ports, HDFC Bank, HCL Tech, Divis Labs, Tata Consumer Products and Infosys were the other losers in the index.

 

Nifty Realty and Nifty PSU Bank indices were trading in green while Nifty IT index was trading in red, fell by 0.03 per cent.

 

On the global side, asian shares were trading in green territory with Japan's Nikkei up 0.78 per cent higher, Straits Times and Hang Seng were also trading in gains at 0.58 per cent and 2 per cent higher, respectively.

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