Mumbai: Amid positive global cues, BSE Sensex rose over 200 points in early trade on Monday with gains in index heavyweights ICICI Bank, Infosys, and RIL.
Sensex on 19th August 2019 was trading 129.01 points higher at 37,479.34 at 9:45 am. On the other hand, the NSE Nifty rose 37.45 points at 11,085.25 in morning trade..
Sun Pharma, TechM, NTPC, L&T, HCL Tech, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, TCS, Infosys, Bharti Airtel, ITC and RIL were among the top gainers rising up to 3 per cent.
Yes Bank, PowerGrid, ONGC, SBI, Tata Steel and Vedanta were among the top losers falling up to 2.27 per cent.
On the currency front, the Indian rupee appreciated 8 paise to 71.06 against the US dollar.
The global oil benchmark Brent crude futures were trading 1.09 per cent higher at 59.28 per barrel.
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