Mumbai: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Tuesday opened higher.
The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 31,882.16 points on Monday, opened higher at 32,029.15 points.
Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 31,992.38 points, up by 110.22 points, or 0.35 per cent.
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, which had closed at 10,006.05 points, was quoting at 10,044.05 points, up by 38 points or 0.38 per cent.
Key Indian equity indices on Monday surged — with the NSE Nifty50 reclaiming the psychologically important 10,000-mark.
Positive global cues on the back of easing geo-political tensions, coupled with healthy buying in capital goods, banking and oil and gas stocks, lifted investors’ sentiments.
The Sensex was up by 194.64 points or 0.61 per cent at the Monday’s closing. In the day’s trade, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index had touched a high of 31,952.87 points and a low of 31,797.89 points.
The Nifty too was up by 71.25 points or 0.72 per cent.
On Tuesday, Asian indices were mostly showing a mixed trend. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was trading in green, up by 1.05 per cent. Hang Seng was down marginally by 0.02 per cent while South Korea’s Kospi was also up by 0.16 per cent.
China’s Shanghai Composite index was quoting in red, down by 0.02 per cent.
Nasdaq closed in green, up by 1.12 per cent while FTSE 100 was also up 0.49 per cent at the closing on Monday.