Equity benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty opened on a choppy note on Thursday.
After opening on a negative note, at 10:38 am, the 30-share index was trading 138.54 points higher at 56,082.75. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty advanced 35.70 points to 16,670.35.
Reliance Industries was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by HCL Tech, Bajaj Finserv, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance and L&T.
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel, PowerGrid, Maruti, Titan and Axis Bank were among the laggards.