Prataap Snacks (up 5.05%), Bajaj Consumers (up 3.08%), Futures Consumers (up 2.94%), Umang Dairies (up 2.85%), Nakoda Group (up 2.84%), Hatsun Agro Product Ltd (up 1.91%), Hindustan Unilever (up 1.71%), Jyothy Labs (up 1.50%), Hindustan Foods (up 1.21%) and Godrej Consumer Products (up 1.17%) were among the top gainers.
Vadilal Industries (down 1.94%), DFM Foods (down 1.18%), Dangee Dums (down 0.93%), Heritage Foods (down 0.83%), P & G Hygiene (down 0.23%), ADF Foods (down 0.22%) and Colgate Palmolive(India)(down 0.09%) were among the top losers.
The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 162.35 points higher at 17949.15, while the 30-point BSE Sensex was up 579.66 points at 60539.51 at around 10:09AM.
Mahindra & Mahindra (up 2.65%), Tech Mahindra (up 2.35%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (up 2.29%), Eicher Motors (up 2.18%), Maruti Suzuki (up 2.16%), Infosys (up 1.72%), Hindustan Unilever (up 1.71%), HCL Technologies (up 1.63%), Grasim Industries (up 1.53%) and Bharti Airtel (up 1.36%) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Enterprises (down 1.05%), NTPC (down 0.8%), Tata Steel (0.54%), State Bank of India (down 0.33%) and Hindalco Industries (down 0.16%) traded at – red color.