The Indian markets that slipped to a 28-month low on Tuesday witnessed a positive start today tracking global cues. The BSE Sensex opened at 15,388, up 213 points and the Nifty opened at 4,608, up 64 points.
Among the sectoral indices, BSE Metal, Bankex and Capital Goods indices are leading the gains, up nearly 2% each.
JSW Steel, Hindalco Industries, NMDC and Sterlite Industries, up 3-4% each, are the top gainers from the Metals space.
Among the financials, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Union Bank of India and Yes Bank, up 2-3% each, are the prominent gainers.
On the Sensex, ICICI Bank has gained 3% at Rs 673 and is the most prominent gainer. Other notable gainers include Hindalco Industries, BHEL, Tata Motors and Sterlite Industries, up 3% each.
Hero MotoCorp is the top loser and the only loser from the pack, down 2%.