Mumbai, The BSE Sensex on Wednesday jumped by 97 points to open at 37,628.01 as buying was witnessed in materials, FMCG, finance, telecom and capital goods stocks.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose 26 points to 11,152.95.
The Sensex registered intra-day high and low at 37,663.12 and 37,415.83 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded day intra-day high and low at 11,159.15 and 11,090.15 points respectively.
The sectoral indices like Materials, FMCG, Finance, Telecom and Capital Goods stocks pushed the market up in opening trade.
The gainers were M & M by 2.36 pc to Rs 565.65, L & T by 1.70 pc to Rs 1421.15, Asian Paints by 1.18 pc to rs 1742.85, Kotak Bank by 1.05 pc to Rs 1572.50 and NTPC by 1.04 pc to Rs 117.
The losers wereYes Bank by 8.11 pc to Rs 41.90, HCL Tech by 2.70 pc to Rs 1045.15, Hero Moto Corp by 1.80 pc to rs 2626.50 and Tata Motors by 1.52 pc to Rs 115.90.