January 11, 2017
Mumbai: Indian shares opened higher on Wednesday tracking gains across Asian shares. The BSE Sensex surged more than 150 points to regain the 27,000 mark, while the Nifty added nearly 50 points to trade above the 8,300 mark.
Among sectors, metal was the top performing sector with the Nifty Metal sub-index rising 2 per cent. Banks, infra and auto were the other major gainers in market today.
IndusInd Bank, which reported better than estimated earnings for the December quarter yesterday, surged 3 per cent to be the top gainer in Nifty followed by Hindalco, Yes Bank, Tata Motors, Bharti Airtel, which surged between 1-1.5 per cent each. Meanwhile, Bajaj Auto was the top loser in Nifty, down 0.56 per cent. ITC, TCS, Asian Paints and Hero MotoCorp were the other losers in the index.