Mumbai, Jun 3: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex advanced by 239 points to 39,953.35 in early trade on Monday following gains in financial stocks ahead of the Reserve Bank's bi-monthly policy review.
All the sectoral indices opened in green. The sectoral indices like Consumer Durable, FMCG, Health Care, Auto and Utilities kept the market strong in early trade.
In scrips, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Asian Paints, Maruti Suzuki and TCS increased while selling in ONGC, ITC, M & M and SBI capped from further gain, broker informed.
The gainers were Hero MotoCorp by 4.91 pc to Rs 2813.05, Bajaj Auto by 3.80 pc to Rs 3036.55, Asian Paints by 3.13 pc to Rs 1450.75, Maruti Suzuki by 1.50 pc to Rs 6966.90 and TCS by 1.28 pc to Rs 2225.
The losers were ONGC by 1.75 pc to Rs 168.85, ITC by 0.48 pc to Rs 277.50, M & M by 0.46 pc to Rs 644.15, SBI by 0.33 pc to Rs 351.40 and IndusInd Bank by 0.12 pc to Rs 1602.55. (UNI)