Mumbai, December 13
Benchmark indices climbed in early trade on Tuesday amid firm global market trends as retail inflation dipped below the RBI’s upper tolerance level of 6 per cent for the first time in 11 months in November.
The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 170.1 points to 62,300.67. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 43.7 points to 18,540.85.
From the Sensex pack, IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finance, UltraTech Cement, Nestle, HDFC Bank and HDFC were among the winners.
Asian Paints, Bharti Airtel, Hindustan Unilever, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Tata Steel were among the laggards.
In Asia, equity markets in Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong were trading in the green, while Shanghai quoted lower.
The US markets had ended in the green on Monday.
International oil benchmark Brent crude climbed 1.22 percent to USD 78.94 per barrel.
Foreign Institutional Investors remained net sellers in the capital markets on Monday as they offloaded shares worth Rs 138.81 crore, according to exchange data.