Energy stocks were trading in the positive zone, with the S&P BSE Energy index rising 103.76 points or 1.82% at 5815.66 at 09:48 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Energy index, Confidence Petroleum India Ltd (up 3.21%), Goa Carbon Ltd (up 3.17%),Reliance Industries Ltd (up 2.03%),Oil & Natural Gas Corpn Ltd (up 1.68%),Gujarat Gas Ltd (up 1.49%), were the top gainers. Among the other gainers were Mangalore Refinery And Petrochemicals Ltd (up 1.08%), Selan Explorations Technology Ltd (up 0.87%), Oil India Ltd (up 0.82%), Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd (up 0.77%), and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (up 0.76%).
On the other hand, Coal India Ltd (down 0.62%), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (down 0.41%), and Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd (down 0.21%) moved lower.
At 09:48 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 153.58 or 0.35% at 44035.83.
The Nifty 50 index was up 25.9 points or 0.2% at 12884.95.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 148.99 points or 0.92% at 16331.54.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 48.35 points or 0.88% at 5563.46.
On BSE,1288 shares were trading in green, 759 were trading in red and 89 were unchanged.
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