BSE Metal, Bankex and IT indices are leading the gains in an extremely positive environment.
Hindalco Industries has moved up 1.6% at Rs 193 and is the top gainers on the Sensex. Other prominent gainers include DLF, ICICI Bank, Sterlite Industries and Tata Power, up 1-2% each. Hero MotoCorp, down 1%, is the only loser from the pack.
Among individual stocks, Titan Industries is trading higher by 3% at Rs 251