Market Live: Sensex opens up 140 pts, Nifty above 10,650 ahead of F&O expiry
Benchmark indices started off the expiry day on a strong note, tracking positive trend in global peers on easing of Italy political concerns.
The 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 141.30 points to 35047.41 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 42 points at 10,656.40.
Jubilant Foodworks, Punj Lloyd, Apollo Hospitals, Deepak Fertilisers, Satin Creditcare, KNR Construction, Sadbhav Engineering and Saksoft surged up to 15 percent.
Manpasand Beverages, Vakrangee and V-Guard Industries fell up to 10 percent.
In South Korea, the Kospi advanced 0.44 percent while China's Shanghai Composite rose 1 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.8 percent.