Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex rallied in early trade. At 10:09 am, after scaling a peak of 44,953.01, the 30-share BSE index was trading 135.23 points higher at 44,753.27.
Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty touched a peak of 13,216.60 before trading 42.35 points at 13,156.10.
Tata Steel was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by Maruti, ONGC, HDFC Bank, Tech Mahindra, L&T, HCL Tech and SBI. On the other hand, Axis Bank, Infosys, TCS, Bharti Airtel and M&M were among the laggards.