The market has extended rally in early trade Tuesday, taking positive cues from global peers. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 109.17 points to 25869.27 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 30.95 points at 7837.55.
ICICI Bank, Vedanta, SBI, L&T, BHEL, Idea Cellular, Cairn India and Tata Power were early gainers, up around a percent each. Dr Reddy's Labs, Bharti Airtel, GAIL, Hero Motocorp, Infosys and HCL Technologies were losers.
The Indian rupee has opened with a marginal gains of 5 paise at 65.95 per dollar against previous close of 66.