Indian Stock Markets Open Firm, Nifty above 8000, Sensex over 179 pts

stock trading tips On Friday morning,  the Indian stock markets have opened the day on a flat note with positive bias. The BSE Sensex is trading up by 179 points, or 0.7 percent at 26039.44 whereas the Nifty is trading over 67.10 or 8 percent at 8032.60.

The BSE Mid Cap index was up by 0.19 percent while BSE Small Cap index opened up by 0.50 percent. The rupee is trading at 68.66 to the US Dollar.

The advancing shares are in nos 1396, declining are 348 shares, 83 shares are unaffected.
Tata Steel and Infosys are up 3% while GAIL, TCS and Asian Paints are gainers. The losers in Sensex were Tata Motors, NTPC, Cipla, Reliance and L&T.