The ECB said that it is ready to undertake further policy easing as the Euro area outlook darkens, while Federal Reserve Vice Chairman said that the US economy may need further monetary stimulus to bolster growth, which rekindled the hope in market.
On Wednesday, stocks soared in Dalal street on hopes of a stimulus by the European Central Bank and a subsequent rally in European indices. Hopes of a repo rates cuts by the Reserve Bank of India and the advent of monsoons also bought about good cheer for the markets.
The gainers in morning trade were Sterlite Industries, Tata Power, Tata Steel, and Sesa Goa. Stocks that failed to lure investors in early trade were TCS, Bank of Baroda, Ambuja Cements and Kotak Mahindra.