The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 431.58 points to 60,119.80 in early trading. On similar lines, the wider NSE
From the Sensex pack of firms, IndusInd Bank, State Bank of India, Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever,
Elsewhere in Asia, markets in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong were in the green mid-session.
US stocks closed higher on Thursday.
On Thursday, the BSE benchmark rose 659.31 points or 1.12 percent to settle at 59,688.22. The Nifty rose 174.35 points or 0.99 percent to 17,798.75 points.
Meanwhile, the international oil benchmark Brent oil climbed 0.26 percent to $89.38 a barrel.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) were net buyers when they bought shares worth Rs 2,913.09 crore on Thursday, according to exchange data.
Local stock benchmark indices opened firm in
“Positive catalysts such as falling oil prices and the easing of the US dollar index are likely to help maintain the optimism,” Tapse said.
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