Sensex Rises 150 Points, Nifty Up By 37.10 Points

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After  a declines benchmark indices  started on positive note today with Sensex is up more than 150 points.

At 09:17 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 165.44 points or 0.47% at 35477.57, and the Nifty up 37.10 points or 0.35% at 10638.30. About 465 shares have advanced, 128 shares declined, and 28 shares are unchanged.

IOC, HPCL, Hindalco, M&M, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Vendata, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto and Sun Pharma are among major gainers on the indices, while HCL Tech, Yes Bank, Tata Motors, Gail India are trading lower.

The Indian rupee gained in the early trade today.  It opened higher by 35 paise at 70.55 per dollar  versus previous close 70.90 per dollar.