Utilties stocks were trading with gains, with the S&P BSE Utilities index increasing 33.21 points or 1.52% at 2224.83 at 09:49 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Utilities index, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (up 6.15%), Adani Power Ltd (up 4.96%),Reliance Power Ltd (up 4.8%),Adani Transmission Ltd (up 3.33%),BF Utilities Ltd (up 3.08%), were the top gainers. Among the other gainers were Gujarat Industries Power Co Ltd (up 2.28%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (up 2.05%), Rattanindia Power Ltd (up 1.9%), GE T&D India Ltd (up 1.88%), and JSW Energy Ltd (up 1.62%).
On the other hand, Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (down 2.75%), Mahanagar Gas Ltd (down 1.64%), and Indian Energy Exchange Ltd (down 0.4%) turned lower.
At 09:49 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 333.45 or 0.68% at 49492.77.
The Nifty 50 index was up 104.5 points or 0.71% at 14742.3.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 181.11 points or 0.87% at 21026.1.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 48.34 points or 0.7% at 6937.62.
On BSE,1575 shares were trading in green, 558 were trading in red and 89 were unchanged.
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