Market Live: Sensex up 200 pts, Nifty above 10,650 on Day 1 of July series
The market extended its opening gains with the Nifty trading above 10,650 levels on the first day of July series, backed by metals, oil and banking & financials stocks.
The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 223.45 points to 35,261.09 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 71.80 points at 10,660.90. About four shares advanced for every share falling on the BSE.
The Nifty Midcap rose over a percent on short covering.
All sectoral indices are in the green with Metal and PSU Bank leading the charge with over 2 percent gains.
HEG, Graphite India, V-Mart Retail, Kaya, Future Consumer, Delta Corp and InterGlobe Aviation are early gainers.