Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex rallied in opening trade on Tuesday.
After touching a lifetime intra-day high of 44,358.71, at 10:15 am, the 30-share BSE index was trading 381 points higher at 44,459 in the opening session. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty touched the 13,000 mark for the first time ever as it rose 113 points to 13,039
HDFC Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by Maruti, ONGC, Axis Bank, L&T, Titan, ICICI Bank and PowerGrid.
On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, Nestle India, Infosys and Hindustan Unilever were among the laggards.