Sun Pharma, HPCL, Vedanta, BPCL, SBI jumped by up to 2.59 percent.
Tech Mahindra, HLC Technologies, Wipro, TCS and M&M were among top losers, falling by up to 2.01 percent.
The Indian rupee opened 49 paise higher against the US dollar against Wednesday's close of 72.19/S.
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