Share/Stock Live Updates: The benchmark indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened nearly 0.5 per cent higher on Wednesday led by gains in information technology (IT) stocks and telecom major Bharti Airtel following its September quarter (Q2) results, as investors eyed quarterly results from State Bank of India (SBI) due later in the day.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 282.15 points to 60,311.21 in opening deals while the Nifty 50 climbed 84.20 points to 17,973.15.
On the Sensex pack, gains in the early trade were being led by Tech Mahindra, Ultratech Cement, Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Bajaj Finserv. On the other hand, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Titan Company, HDFC Bank, Hindustan Unilever (HUL) were among the laggards.
(with inputs from agencies)