Metal stocks were trading in green, with the S&P BSE Metal index increasing 78.53 points or 0.99% at 8001.5 at 09:54 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Metal index, Vedanta Ltd (up 4.95%), Hindustan Zinc Ltd (up 3.73%), Coal India Ltd (up 1.28%), Tata Steel Ltd (up 0.54%), and Hindalco Industries Ltd (up 0.46%), were the top gainers.
On the other hand, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (down 0.91%), NMDC Ltd (down 0.81%), and Steel Authority of India Ltd (down 0.6%) turned lower.
At 09:54 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 72.32 or 0.18% at 40666.12.
The Nifty 50 index was up 27.85 points or 0.23% at 11958.8.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 14.23 points or 0.1% at 14920.99.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 1.53 points or 0.03% at 4940.53.
On BSE,934 shares were trading in green, 777 were trading in red and 106 were unchanged.
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