As expected the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty index opened slightly higher at 10,550.15 from its previous closing level of 10,512.50. Currently, it is trading near 10,560.75, up 48.95 points. (09:22 AM IST)
The top gainers among Nifty50 are Asian Paints, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Finserv, and Bajaj Finance; however, the top losers are HCL technology, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum, Wipro, and Infratel etc.
Currently, the shares of Infosys are trading higher by 1 per cent as the company is going to announce its second-quarter numbers later today.
Update: The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 73.80 per dollar on Tuesday versus previous close 73.83.