Stocks have seen buying interest on Friday, as the global cues remained stronger. The higher trading Asian markets have helped the Indian indices inch forward.
Stocks from the Banking sector are in focus today. The Bank Nifty has already gained 100 points to trade at 10531.
ICICI Bank has moved up by 1.6% at 1024. Bank of Baroda has continued to gain today with an upswing of 1.3%. PNB has also gained 0.6%. HDFC has seen a surge of 1% at 799. Axis Bank has seen a gain of 1.1%.
SSLT, SBI, and Indus Ind Bank have all gained nearly 1% each.
Bharti Airtel is however trading lower after reports have come that the telecom major has to pay a sum of $3 billion to the African telecom operator Econet Wireless. The stock is down by 1% and is trading at 294.50.