Mumbai: A day after it closed at highest levels in nearly four weeks, a barometer index of the Indian equity markets gained 56 points during the early morning trade session on Tuesday.
The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was trading higher by 56 points, or 0.21 percent, during the early morning session.
However, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading flat. It was marginally higher by 3.70 points, or 0.05 percent, at 7,928.85 points.
The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,075.68 points, was trading at 26,089.89 points (at 9.35 p.m.) up 56 points, or 0.21 percent, from the previous day's close at 26034.13 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 26,133.78 points and a low of 26,065.08 points during the intra-day trade. It had closed the previous session on December 28, up 195.42 points, or 0.76 percent, while the Nifty was higher by 64.10 points, or 0.82 percent.