LIVE market updates: The Indian benchmark indices rose over half a per cent in late morning deals of Tuesday’s volatile session.
The S&P BSE Sensex hovered around 49,570 levels, up 400 points. Asian Paints climbed 3 per cent and was the top Sensex gainer, followed by Bharti Airtel, PowerGrid, Sun Pharma, and Bajaj Finance (all up 1%). Meanwhile, the broader Nifty50 index topped 14,650-mark.
Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by Nifty Metal index, up 1.4 per cent.
In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices rose 0.7 per cent and 0.8 per cent, respectively.