Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday tracking gains in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC and ITC amid positive cues from global markets.
The 30-share index was trading 205.60 points, or 0.59%, higher at 35,121.40, while the NSE Nifty rose 51.90 points, or 0.50%, to 10,354.
ITC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging around 2%, followed by Axis Bank, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, SBI and Reliance Industries. On the other hand, NTPC, Kotak Bank, L&T, ONGC and Nestle India were among the laggards.
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