MARKET LIVE: Sensex up 300 pts, Nifty tops 15,800; Bajaj Auto top gainer

LIVE market updates: The Indian benchmark indices rose half a per cent in Monday’s morning deals, tracking firm cues from their Asian peers.

The S&P BSE Sensex was up 310 points, or 0.6 per cent, at 52,800 the broader Nifty50 index traded above the 15,800-mark. Bajaj Auto, TCS, PowerGrid were the top Sensex gainers.

All the Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by Nifty Realty Nifty Auto indexes, both up 0.6 per cent.

In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap SmallCap indices rose 0.3 per cent 0.6 per cent, respectively.

Shares of recently concluded India Pesticides IPO will commence trading on the exchanges today. The issue price has been fixed at Rs 296 per share according to analysts, the scrip can list at a premium of over 15 per cent.

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