Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Tuesday advanced by 153 pts to 40,585 in early trade on buying in Materials, Energy, FMCG and IT stocks amid positive global peers.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too rose by 36.30 pts to 11,909.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 40,617.34 and 40,305.59 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 11,924.30 and 11,837.25 respectively.
The Mid Cap rose by 0.17 pc and Small Cap by 0.28 pc.
In 30 scrips, 16 advanced while 14 declined.
The gainers were L& T by 2.72 pc to Rs 928.55, HCL Technologies by 2.79 pc to Rs 868.20, Tech Mahindra by 1.58 pc to Rs 837.95 and M& M by 1.44 pc to Rs 606.
The losing companies were ONGC by 1.59 pc to Rs 68.15, Nestle India by 1.05 pc to Rs 15,919.95, ICICI Bank 0.71 pc to Rs 414.90 and SBI by 0.64 pc to Rs 202.75.