Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Monday advanced by 194 pts at 38,629.61 in opening trade as buying was seen in Materials, FMCG and Finance stocks.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange too rose by 61 pts to 11,432.90.
The Sensex registered intraday high and low at 38,654.15 and 38,545.76 pts respectively.The Nifty registered intraday high and low at 11,442.70 and 11,410 respectively.
The Mid Cap moved up by 0.66 pc and Small Cap by 1.09 pc.In 30 scrips, 20 advanced while 10 declined.
The gainers were Kotak Bank by 2.49 pc to Rs 1372.95, TCS by 1.75 pc to Rs 436.40, HDFC by 1.46 pc to Rs 1828.70 and HDFC Bank by 1.45 pc to Rs 1101.40.
The losers were HCL Technologies by 0.96 pc to Rs 699.60, Tech Mahindra by 0.87 pc to Rs 726.05, Titan by 0.76 pc to Rs 1129 and Infosys by 0.51 pc to 944