Global cues were quite supportive and Asian markets ended on strong note.
The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 20,303.12, up 137.26 points and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 39.75 points to settle at 6,105.80, which came off by 149 points & 45.5 points from day's high, respectively.
Nifty continues to be green; metal up
Nifty continued trading on a positive note as it continued trading above 6100.
At 2:15 pm, the Sensex was up 173.79 points or 0.86 percent at 20339.65, and the Nifty was up 51.50 points or 0.85 percent at 6117.55. About 1882 shares advanced, 1167 shares declined, and 383 shares remain unchanged.
The shares of the companies like metal, realty, oil&gas, auto and banking stocks were witnessing bying profit.
All BSE sectoral indices were trading in green. BSE Midcap and Smallcap index were up 0.71 percent and 0.93 percent respectively.
Nifty touches 6150 mark; Wipro, Suzlon gain
With the support from consistent buying in across sectors barring some few stocks like Wipro, Power Grid and Suzlon, NSE Nifty touched 6150 level.
At 11:59 am, the Sensex was trading at 20430, up 264 points and the Nifty was at 6143, up 77.7 points.
Oil & gas exploration, financial, metal, auto and capital goods were among the leading sectors.
Asian markets were also quite supportive as Shanghai surged 2 percent and Taiwan rose 1.7 percent.
Reliance Industries and ONGC from oil & gas segment went up 1.5 percent & 1 percent respectively, while others like Cairn, BPCL and GAIL were flat.
Nifty begins above 6100 level; FMCG, metal up
As per the pre-market session suggested, NSE Nifty began the first session above 6100 level on Monday, Oct 25.
At 9:29 am, the Sensex was trading at 20296, up 131 points and the Nifty was at 6104, up 38 points. The Nifty Oct 2010 futures were trading at 18 points premium.
About 40 out of 50 stocks were in green as FMCG, metal, oil & gas exploration, capital goods and select financial companies' shares were on buyers' radar.
Asian markets among the Global cues was trading higher in the opening trade on Oct 25.