Gains were led by select index heavyweights even as DLF continued to witness profit taking after SC directive to pay penalty
Oil& Gas tops the list, followed by metals and pharma
Nitesh Estates has jumped 7% to Rs 14 on the BSE after the company said it signed a joint development agreement
The 30-share Sensex is up 74 points at 26, 634 and the 50-share Nifty has gained 21 points to trade at 7,957.
The stock up 4% at Rs 269 on the National Stock Exchange.