Indian markets gained in early trade on Monday. At 10.01 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 74.75 points or 0.37% at 20,113.79 with 18 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 16.40 points or 0.27% at 6,080.80 with 29 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 93.79 points or 0.47% at 20,132.83, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 21.35 points or 0.35%, at 6,085.75.
Reliance Industries contributed rise of 72.11 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Larsen & Toubro (6.47 points), Bharat Heavy Electricals (5.61 points), State Bank Of India (5.09 points) and I T C (5.06 points).
However, H D F C Bank contributed fall of 10.11 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (8.44 points), Hindustan Unilever (6.41 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (3.37 points) and Tata Motors (3.22 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Reliance Industries (4.01%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.41%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.24%), G A I L (India) (1.22%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (0.99%), and Sterlite Industries (India) (0.88%).
On the other hand, Hindustan Unilever (0.99%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.91%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.76%), Bajaj Auto (0.74%), H D F C Bank (0.66%), and Bharti Airtel (0.59%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.39% and 0.47% respectively.