After a firm opening of September Futures and Options (F&O) series, the market seems to be in resting mood now. The Sensex is up 15.81 points at 27851.72, and the Nifty up 4.10 points at 8596.30. About 1044 shares have advanced, 767 shares declined, and 107 shares are unchanged.
Tata Motors, Cipla, M&M, Hero MotoCorp and NTPC are gainers while Adani Ports, Wipro, L&T, Asian Paints and ONGC are losers in the Sensex.
The index was up 22.15 points at 8614.35 and the 30-share BSE Sensex gained 65.57 points at 27901.48.
Tata Motors was the biggest gainer, up 1.5 percent ahead of quarterly earnings later today.
Lupin gained over a percent on approval from the US health regulator for Paroxetine extended release tablets. The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 67.02 per dollar versus previous close of 67.05.