The benchmark indices are buying and selling close to the highs of the day, up greater than half a per cent, on the again of shopping for curiosity in choose monetary and knowledge expertise shares. At 12:45 pm, the Sensex was buying and selling at 50,973.53, greater by 332.12 factors or 0.65 per cent and the Nifty was at 15,290.55, up 82.85 pointsb or 0.54 per cent. The BSE midcap and smallcap shares have been buying and selling with positive factors of 0.1 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively.
Financial shares have been within the limelight, with the Bajaj twins, Bajaj Finserv and Bajaj Finance rallying 2.7 per cent and a couple of.1 per cent respectively. Information expertise shares have been additionally witnessing shopping for, with Wipro, Infosys and Tech Mahindra gaining 1-2 per cent every on the BSE.
And Grasim Industries jumped four per cent after the Aditya Birla Group firm reported a 13.three per cent rise in consolidated internet revenue to Rs 2,616.64 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.
On the flip aspect, steel shares are seeing promoting strain, with JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Hindalco registering losses of 1 per cent to three per cent every on the BSE.
The total market breadth was optimistic as 1,954 shares have been advancing and 1017 have been declining on the BSE.