Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Wednesday rose by 86 pts at 50,279.01 in opening trade as buying was witnessed in Materials, Health Care, IT and Telecom stocks.
The Nifty too rose by 12 pts to 15,120.50.
The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 50,279.01 and 50,015.37 pts respectively.
The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 15,133.40 and 15,049.65 respectively.
The Mid Cap rose by 0.79 pc and Small Cap rose by 0.72 pc.
In 30 scrips 14 advanced, 15 declined while one remained unchanged.
The gainers were SBI by 1.69 pc to Rs 388.80, Powergrid by 1.61 pc to Rs 236.70, Tech Mahindra by 1.48 pc to Rs 983, Ultracemco by 1.34 pc to Rs 6741.95 and Infosys by 1.17 pc to Rs 1355.60.
The losers were M& M by 1.71 pc to Rs 784.20, Kotak Bank by 0.77 pc to Rs 1741.10, ONGC by 0.73 pc to Rs 115.20 and Bajaj Finserv by 0.68 pc to Rs 11,329.90