Market Live: Nifty Midcap outperform Sensex; RIL, HDFC leading contributors
Equity benchmarks extended gains in opening on Friday, with the Nifty holding 10,800 level.
The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 65.36 points to 35,325.65 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 8.30 points at 10,825.30.
About 749 shares advanced against 637 declining shares on the BSE.
ITC, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HCL Technologies, HUL, Yes Bank, Adani Ports, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Eicher Motors were early gainers.
UltraTech Cement, Infosys, Bharti Airtel, Vedanta, Wipro, ICICI Bank and Tata Motors were early losers.
GVK Power, Jaypee Infratech, down 2-3 percent.
Wonderla Holidays, Jain Irrigation, Gitanjali Gems and TBZ gained 2-6 percent post GST meet. Biocon rose 2 percent.