All the Sensex stocks are witnessing buying in the opening deals. Sterlite Industries is the top Sensex gainer, the stock has advanced nearly 2% to Rs 100. HDFC, HDFC Bank, Jindal Steel, Hindalco, ICICI Bank, ONGC and Bajaj Auto have also opened higher by 1-1.7% each.
On the sectoral front, BSE banking index- bankex is the top gainer, up 1.2% at 13,297. Capital goods, consumer durables, metal, realty, FMCG, oil & gas and power indices are also up 0.8-1% each.
The broader markets are in-line with the benchmark indices. The BSE mid-cap and small-cap indices are up 0.7% each.