Maruti, Infosys, ONGC, NTPC and Adani Ports are top gainers while Lupin, TCS, Coal India, Hero MotoCorp and Tata Steel are losers in the Sensex.
Stock Market Tips OPENING BELL
SENSEX UP + 75.04 @ 28065.25,
NIFTY FUTURE DOWN – 1.50 @ 8640.25,
BANK NIFTY FUTURE DOWN – 12.80 @ 19359.55
USD/INR – 67.13
The market has opened firm ahead of August Futures and Options expiry tomorrow as global cues are supportive. The Sensex is up 103.55 points or 0.4 percent at 28093.76 and the Nifty is up 15.90 points or 0.2 percent at 8648.50. About 309 shares have advanced, 96 shares declined, and 28 shares are unchanged.
The Indian rupee opened lower by 8 paise at 67.14 per dollar versus 67.06 Tuesday.