Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd. is the top gainer in the BSE Small-cap Select index trading at Rs 335 per share, up by Rs 15 per share or 4.69%.
There are 991 advances, 546 declines and 370 unchanged stocks on NSE in the morning hours on Tuesday reflecting strong positive undertone in the market.
The S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 28841.88 up 29 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8901.70 up 5 points. A total of 42 stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 10 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.12% at 13550.35, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.43% at 13668.79.
Some buying activity is seen in Capital Goods, Metal, Pharma, Auto, while Oil & Gas and Energy are showing weakness on BSE.
Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel, Larson & Toubro, Bank of Baroda and Tech Mahindra are among the gainers, whereas Idea, Coal India, Hindustan Unilever, ITC and Ambuja Cements are losing sheen on NSE in the first trading hour.