Nifty nears 7950, Sensex rises; Tata Steel, Hindalco gain 4%
The market continues to rise as the Sensex is up 116.72 points or 0.4 percent at 25933.08. The Nifty is up 24.50 points or 0.3 percent at 7939.20. About 1210 shares have advanced, 514 shares declined, and 86 shares are unchanged.
Tata Steel, Hindalco, HDFC, Axis Bank and Coal India are top gainers in the Sensex. On the losing side are TCS, M&M, Maruti, Sun Pharma and Bharti.
The Indian rupee gained in the early trade today. It has opened higher by 28 paise at 66.27 per dollar versus 66.55 Monday.
Trend in FII flows:The FIIs were net sellers of Rs -977.98 Cr in the cash segment on Monday while the DIIs were net buyers of Rs 313.22 Cr, as per the provisional figures.
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