TCS is the top Sensex gainer, up 1.4% at Rs 1,291. Wipro, Cipla, Infosys, Jindal Steel, Reliance Industries, Mahindra & Mahindra, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, GAIL India, Hindalco and Sterlite Industries have also opened higher by 0.2-0.8% each.
On the sectoral front, the BSE IT index led by gains in the heavyweight stocks is the top gainer. The index has advanced 0.8% to open at 5,678. Oil & gas, metal, healthcare, consumer durables, auto and capital goods indices have opened on a flat note. While, power, FMCG, realty, PSU and bankex indices have opened on a weak note.