The Sensex is up 16.67 points at 27004.13 and the Nifty is up 6.65 points at 8134.00. About 808 shares have advanced, 403 shares declined, and 430 shares are unchanged.
HUL is up 2 percent, Coal India, TCS, Sesa Sterlite and Reliance are top gainers in the Sensex. BHEL is down 1.5 percent.
NTPC, Sesa Sterlite, TCS, SBI and Infosys are top gainers in the Sensex. Tata Motors, GAIL, L&T, BHEL and Tata Power are among the major losers.
The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 63.51 per dollar against previous close of 63.57.
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