Equity indices made a firm start on Tuesday. At 9.56 a.m, Sensex was at 52,166.10 points, up 568.26 points or 1.10 per cent, whereas nifty was at 15,545.50 points, up 195.35 points 1.27 per cent.
At 10:30 am, Sensex was trading 732.74 points higher at 52,330.58, whereas Nifty was trading 227.70 points up at 15,577.85.
Among the individual stocks, Titan, JSW Steel, Tata Motors, Hindalco, and Adani Ports were the top five gainers among the Nifty 50 companies, whereas there was no loser among them in the opening session, National Stock Exchange data showed.
There may be some cautiousness going ahead as the finance ministry cautioned the re-emergence of the twin deficit problem in the economy, with higher commodity prices and rising subsidy burden, leading to an increase in both fiscal deficit and current account deficit.