The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 67.05 points to 11,690.95.
The sensex registered intraday high and low at 39,028.67 and 38,844.81 points respectively. The Nifty recorded intraday high and low at 11,715.65 and 11,664.60 points respectively. The sectoral indices include Bankex, Realty, Utilities, Health Care and Industrials, kept the market firm in opening trade.
The gainers were Tata Motors DVR by 6.90 pc to Rs 90.95, Tata Motors by 5.82 pc to Rs 184.45, VEDL by 4.49 pc to Rs 192 and Tata Steel by 2.83 pc to Rs 535.60.
The losers were IndusInd Bank by 1.20 pc to Rs 1760.75, ONGC by 0.88 pc to Rs 1581.50, Coal India by 0.80 pc to Rs 234.90 and HDFC by 0.50 pc to Rs 1960.UNI