Sensex up over 300 points in early trade; Nifty tops 9,900

WION Web Team New Delhi Jun 02, 2020, 12.25 PM(IST)

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NSE Nifty advanced 98.10 points or 1 per cent to 9,924.25.

Sensex jumped over 300 points in early trade on Tuesday. After opening on a tepid note, the 30-share index was trading 309.68 points or 0.93 per cent higher at 33,613.20.

Heavyweights Kotak Bank, HDFC, TCS and Reliance Industries were the major gainers amid positive cues from global markets.

Similarly, NSE Nifty advanced 98.10 points or 1 per cent to 9,924.25.

Kotak Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 7 per cent, followed by M&M, Sun Pharma, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Finance, Tata Steel, Bharti Airtel and HCL Tech.

On the other hand, L&T, ITC, ICICI Bank and SBI were among the major losers.

In the previous session, the BSE barometer settled 879.42 points or 2.57 per cent higher at 33,303.52 and the broader Nifty surged 245.85 points or 2.57 per cent to finish at 9,826.15.