The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 15822.54 up by 304 points. At 10.30 am IST the 30-share BSE Sensex was trading at 15,812.61 up by 295 points or 1.68% and NSE Nifty was trading at 4,715.56 up by 78.90 points or 1.90%.
Improved manufacturing data from China and India also boosted market sentiments driving most of the Asian stocks up. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 56.46 points or 0.67% to 8,455.35 China’s Shanghai Composite was up by 26.57 points or 1.22% at 2,200.13. Hang Seng index rose 378.30 points or 2.05% to 18,812.69
Among Sectoral indices on the BSE, all were seen trading in positive terrain. Realty, Metal and Consumer Durables were among toppers with 2.05-2.28% gains.
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the top volume gainers were Coal India, Tata Motors, Tata Power, DLF and ICICI bank posted gains between 2.85%-3.94%
And the top losers in the opening trade were BPCL, Grasim, Bajaj Auto, and M&M were among top losers.