The Sensex and Nifty were trading higher in early trade Monday, on positive global cues. the BSE Sensex, was up 239.30 points or 0.77% at 31,452.89, while the Nifty50 index was up 76.75 points or 0.79% at 9,787.55. Suzlon Energy (up 9.80), Navkar Corpn (up 7.44) and DLF were (6.72%) the Group-A gainers at this time, among others.
Equity benchmarks erased opening gains, with the Nifty testing 10,000 level due to selling pressure in banking & financials and oil stocks. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 143.89 points at 32,129.78 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 43.05 points to 10,014.35. About two shares declined for every share rising on the BSE.
Indian share markets have opened the day on a flattish note with a negative bias as slackness in Asian stocks weighed on sentiment. At 10.25 am, the BSE Sensex was trading lower by 167.83 points or 0.52% while the NSE Nifty50 was trading lower by 47.15 points or 0.47%. The BSE MidCap and BSE SmallCap both opened the today on a flat note.
The Sensex and Nifty settled with small gains since positive cues from global stocks. The BSE Sensex, resumed higher by 60.23 points or 0.19% at 32,575.17, while the Nifty index also closed at a peak 37.55 points or 0.37% at 10,114.65 on Tuesday.