The stock market opened with an increase today. The Sensex rose 164 points to reach 41,327.98 in early trade. The Nifty gained 54 points. It touched a high of 12,180.35.
27 out of 30 Sensex stocks and 42 out of 50 Nifty stocks rose. SBI stock rose about 2%. Capacity Grid and Reliance Industries climbed 0.8-0.8 percent. Bharti Airtel shares rose 0.5%.
On the other hand, TCS shares declined 0.6%. India Unilever came down 0.5%. NTPC and Tata Steel saw losses of 0.3–0.3 percent. Titan and Bajaj Auto were down 0.2–0.2 percent.