All Sensex shares opened higher. HUL, Maruti, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Twins, M&M, Sun Pharma, Nestle, ITC and Axis Bank were the top gainers, rising up to 2.7 per cent. On the Nifty, only Hindalco and JSW Steel turned negative.
In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were also in the positive territory, up to 1.4 per cent higher.
Among stocks, Zee Learn cracked 15 per cent, and YES Bank rose 1 per cent. The bank has moved NCLT seeking initiation of insolvency proceedings against Zee Learn for a default of Rs 468 crores with respect to a financial facility.