Mumbai: BSE Sensex on Friday rose 140 pts to open at 40,700 on profit-booking by local operators at a higher level.
Nifty50 index was testing the psychological mark of 12,000. All the Nifty sectoral indices were trading higher, led by Nifty Bank index, up 1 per cent.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 40,631.87 and 40,811.12 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 11,974.55 and 11,920.40 respectively.
The broader market tracked the gains in the headline indices, with the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices trading half a per cent higher, each.
The gainers were Bonlon by 20 pc, Radiocity 19.94 pc, MTNL 19.91 pc, Rpower 19.71 pc and Orbtex 18.82 pc among others.
The losers were SSPNFIN by 20 pc, Earum by 10 pc, Vihal by 9.99 pc, Pankajpo by 9.94 and Jumpnet by 9.94 etc.