Mumbai, Mar 3: The BSE sensex on Tuesday advanced 280 points at 38,424.06 in opening trade as fresh buying was seen across-the-board.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose 83.15 points at 11,215.90.
The Sensex registered intra-day high and low at 38,715.86 and 38,189.75 points respectively.
The Nifty recorded day intra-day high and low at 11,317.10 and 11,163.40 points respectively.
The sectoral indices like materials, consumer durables, realty, FMCG, finance and bankex stocks pushed the market up in early trade.
The gainers were Sun Pharma by 4.62 pc to Rs 385.90, ONGC by 2.53 pc to Rs 91.35, Tata Steel by 2.50 pc to Rs 373.30 and HeroMoto Corp by 2.46 pc to Rs 2022.65.
The losers were Titan by 0.47 pc to Rs 1237.60, Axis Bank 0.33 pc to Rs 680.35, ITC by 0.31 pc to Rs 194.95 and HDFC Bank by 0.23 pc to Rs 1179.45. (UNI)