Markets opened higher on Tuesday led by some positive global cues. At 10.20 am, the Sensex traded 111 points higher at 40,474-mark while the Nifty-fifty index stood at 11,856, up 27 points.
Among top Nifty gainers, Hindustan Unilever (HUL)rose over 2 percent followed by Coal India, ONGC, NTPC and Zee Entertainment which were higher up to 1.89 percent.
On the downside, HCL Technologies, Eicher Motors, Dr.Reddys, Gail India and Adani Ports were major losers up to 1.81 percent.
Among sectoral indices, the Nifty Realty index remained the best-performing index currently with DLF, Prestige Estates, and Phoenix Mills. Avail the most updated Best Stock trading tips and the latest stock to buy updates from the website.
The Nifty Metal index rose 0.67 percent higher led by Jindal Steel, Coal India, and NMDC, while the Nifty Pharma index lost the most down by 1.19 percent.
Among stocks, Hindustan Unilever, being the top Nifty gainer, quoted at Rs.2,251.65-per share after the company reportedly announced forming a new subsidiary with an authorized share capital of Rs.2000-Crore.