Tata Steel, Cipla, GAIL, Asain Paints & Lupin are top; Bharti, HDFC twins ONGC & NTPC are losers in the Sensex.
The market is picking marginally supported by strengths in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), metals and pharma stocks. The Sensex is up 67.50 points equivalent to 0.2% at 28128.64 and the Nifty is up 26.65 points or 0.3% at 8,724.25. About 1,565 shares have advanced, while 806 shares declined, and 101 shares are unchanged.
The top gainers are Tata Steel, Cipla, GAIL, Asain Paints and Lupin whereas the losers are Bharti, HDFC twins ONGC and NTPC are in the Sensex. Gold prices were up by Rs 193 to Rs. 29,850 per 10 gram in futures trade today as speculators created positions amidst positive signals from the global market.