Sensex gains 130 points, Nifty holds 11,700 level; Tata Steel jumps 3.4%
Updated : June 19, 2019 01:14 PM IST
Indian equity benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 hold gains on the back of strong global cues. At 12:18 pm, the Sensex was at 39,176.22, up 129.88 points or 0.33 percent while Nifty 50 was trading at 11,715.20, up 23.70 points or 0.20 percent.
The Nifty Pharma index was the worst performing index during the afternoon session, and was trading one percent lower due to Piramal Enterprises, Glenmark, Aurobindo Pharma and other metal stocks.
Tata Steel, Zee Entertainment, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Power Grid Corporation and Eicher Motors were among the top gainers on the key indices, whereas Indiabulls Housing Finance, YES Bank, UPL, Hero MotoCorp and Indian Oil Corporation led losses.
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