Market indices are trading in a positive territory led by buying demand among Technology, Banking and Oil & Gas shares.
On the sectoral front, BSE IT, TECk, Healthcare and Bankex indices have gained by nearly 1% each. However, BSE FMCG and Consumer Durable indices have declined by almost 1% each.
TCS is the top Sensex gainer, up nearly 3% after reporting a better-than-expected 49% year-on-year (yoy) growth in net profit at Rs 3,434 crore for the second quarter ended September 2012 driven by growth across geographies and businesses. Infosys has gained marginally.
Bajaj Auto has gained over 1% after beating estimates with a 2% rise in net profit to 7.41 billion rupees in July-September.
Among other shares, Somany Ceramics was locked in 20% upper circuit at Rs 84.65 on the Bombay Stock Exchange on back of heavy volumes on 12:20pm on Monday.
Mastek Limited has locked in 5% lower circuit at Rs 125.45