The market has started January futures and option series on a slightly marginal positive note.
The Sensex is up by 191.52 points or 0.73% at 26557.67 and Nifty is up by 56.40 points or 0.70% at 8160.
Though investors are quite positive with Nifty heading towards 8200 on the first day of January month contract but still they will keenly watching later in the day for any government announcement as Prime minister Narendra Modi ‘s 50-day demonetization deadline will close today.
In NSE Nifty around 45 futures are advanced against 6 declining shares.
Auropharma, Tatapower, ICICI Bank, ITC are top gainers and BPCl, Infratel, CoalIndia, Bajaj Auto are top losers.