Mumbai: Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty started on a positive note on Wednesday.
At 10:11 am, the 30-share BSE index was trading 136.29 points higher at 52,411.86 in initial deals. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty advanced 40.35 points to 15,780.45.
ONGC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by SBI, Sun Pharma, HDFC, Asian Paints, Dr Reddy’s and Bajaj Finserv.
On the other hand, UltraTech Cement, Maruti, Bajaj Auto and ICICI Bank were among the laggards.