MARKET LIVE: Sensex rises 100 pts, Nifty near 18650; Paytm jumps 5%, HUL 1%
Stock market live updates: Equity markets opened with nominal gains on Friday amid strength in global peers.
The BSE Sensex gained 100 points to 62,690 and the NSE Nifty50 moved 40 points higher to 18,650 levels.
On the flip side, Tata Steel, HUL, Dr Reddy’s, NTPC, L&T, IndusInd Bank and Sun Pharma were the top gainers on the benchmark.
The broader markets, meanwhile, outweighed the frontline indices. The BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose up to 0.5 per cent.
Among stocks, Paytm surged 5 per cent after the company said its board will meet on December 13, Tuesday to consider a share buyback proposal.