Key benchmark indices edged up higher in early morning trade. The BSE Sensex trading at 28988.58 up 62.46 points (0.22%) and NSE Nifty at 8946.5 up 19.95 points(0.22%).
The Market breadth indicating the overall health of the market is positive .On NSE there are 41 shares in advance where 9 shares in decline. Total Unchanged 1 share.
HclTech, Ultracemco, Tatapower, Bhel and Ambujacem are gainers while Powergrid, Grasim, Gail, Hindalco and BPCL are losers in the Sensex.
Tata Motors rose 0.42% after the Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), rose 3% to 1.03 lakh units in February 2017 over in February 2016.
The Indian rupee opened marginally higher by 3paise at 66.69 on Friday as previous close of 66.71against the US Dollar.