Sensex rises over 250 pts, Nifty reclaims 11,400 mark

The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade on Friday gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in metal, realty and banking stocks after the U.S and China agreed to resume trade talks.

Taking positive cues from global equities, the 30-share index was trading higher by 262.91 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 37,926.47.

The index had lost 188.44 points in the previous session.

The NSE Nifty reclaimed the 11,400 mark, by rising 62.15 points, or 0.55 per cent, to 11,447.20.

All sectoral indices, led by metal, FMCG, realty, auto, banking, PSU, healthcare, infrastructure, power, capital goods, oil and gas and IT, recovered up to 1.38 per cent.

Major gainers were Vedanta, Tata Steel, ITC, Yes Bank, Adani Ports, Tata Motors, Axis Bank, SDBI, ICICI Bank, RIL and Asian Paints, rising up to 2.13 per cent

While, Wipro, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Auto and HDFC were trading in the negative zone, falling up to 0.70 per cent.

(Agencies)