Metal stocks were trading with gains, with the S&P BSE Metal index increasing 476.34 points or 2.59% at 18850.65 at 09:49 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Metal index, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (up 3.51%), Tata Steel Ltd (up 3.16%),JSW Steel Ltd (up 2.88%),Steel Authority of India Ltd (up 2.29%),Hindalco Industries Ltd (up 2.2%), were the top gainers. Among the other gainers were NMDC Ltd (up 2.07%), Vedanta Ltd (up 1.94%), Coal India Ltd (up 1.87%), Hindustan Zinc Ltd (up 1.55%), and National Aluminium Company Ltd (up 1.08%).
At 09:49 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 335.71 or 0.66% at 51450.93.
The Nifty 50 index was up 108.2 points or 0.71% at 15446.05.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 138.26 points or 0.59% at 23729.75.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 42.85 points or 0.58% at 7469.19.
On BSE,1601 shares were trading in green, 877 were trading in red and 92 were unchanged.
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