Indian benchmark indices started gap-up on Dalal Street today (12th July 2021), mirroring firm trends in Asia. S&P BSE Sensex jumped 246 points, or 0.47 percent, in early deals to quote at 52,632 levels. NSE's Nifty50, meanwhile, traded above 15,750 levels, up 81 points.
ICICI Bank, Grasim Industries, Tata Motors, and Maruti Suzuki were the top gainers on the broader 50-share index.
In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap index advanced 0.6 percent while the BSE SmallCap index added 0.91 percent. Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index was ruling as the best performing index, up 1 percent.
A total of 11 companies, including HFCL, Steel Strips Wheels, and Welcure Drugs & Pharmaceuticals will release quarterly earnings today.