The markets opened with marginal gains on Tuesday following positive Asian cues. The BSE benchmark rose 37 points to 17,180.92 and the NSE benchmark gained 7 points at 5,207.05.
Among frontliners, Wipro, TCS, Sterlite, Cairn, Sesa Goa, Hindalco, JP Associates, Cipla (ahead of Q1 numbers), DLF, ONGC, ICICI Bank, ITC, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries and GAIL were trading higher in early trade.
n the second line shares, Firstsource Solutions shot up 8% and Hexaware Tech gained 2% after good numbers in the June quarter.
United Spirits added another 2% today. Kingfisher gained 1.5%.
IRB Infra, GVK Power and IVRCL saw follow-on buying today.