Markets have continued to maintain the upbeat trend led by buying among index heavyweight Reliance Inds and Auto shares.
BSE Oil & Gas, PSU, Power, IT and Metal indices have surged between 1-2%. Apart from Banks, all the sectoral indices are trading in green zone.
Among other shares, Suzlon Energy is trading higher by over 4% to Rs 18.75.
Oil marketing companies (OMCs) like BPCL, HPCL and IOC are trading higher by up to 4% in morning trades on reports that the Government is looking at the option of increasing diesel and kerosene prices by Rs 10 per litre in phases.