Markets open in green, Sensex up by 139.23 points at 35,004.33

WION Web Team Delhi, India Oct 16, 2018, 09.35 AM(IST)

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Indian shares ended higher for a second straight session on Monday after a weak start. 

Markets on Tuesday opened in green with BSE Sensex registering an increase of 139.23 points at 35,004.33. Nifty, on the other hand, opened at 10,550.15, 37.65 points up from Monday's closing. 

Indian shares ended higher for a second straight session on Monday after a weak start, in a recovery led by IT stocks benefiting from a depreciating rupee, while consumer discretionary stocks capped the gains.

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.38 per cent at 34,865.10, while the broader NSE Nifty ended 0.38 per cent higher at 10,512.50, news agency Reuters reported. 

Meanwhile, fuel prices in the national capital rose again with petrol amounting to Rs 82.83 per litre, up by Rs 0.11, and diesel selling at Rs 75.69 per litre, increased by Rs 0.23, respectively in the national capital. 

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel prices today were recorded at Rs 88.29 per litre, up by Rs 0.11, and Rs 79.35 per litre, increased by Rs 0.24, respectively.