The S&P BSE Sensex rose 150 points and topped 35,000-level while the Nifty50 index was ruling above 10,350. IndusInd Bank (up 4%) and NTPC (up 4%) were the top Sensex gainers. On the other hand, TCS dipped 0.6 per centafter US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers.
All the Nifty sectoral indices, except Nifty IT, were trading higher, led by Nifty PSU Bank index, up 3 per cent.
Broader indices continued to outperform the benchmarks. The S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indexes were up 1 per cent and 0.84 per cent, respectively.
A total of 78 companies, including Asian Paints, Bank of Baroda, and Berger Paints, are scheduled to announce their March quarter earnings today.