Information technology stocks traded in the green, with the S&P BSE IT sector index up 172.07 points, or 0.59 percent, to 29127.54 at 09:48 CST.
Among the constituents of the S&P BSE IT sector index, Newgen Software Technologies Ltd (up 5.78%), Cressanda Solutions Ltd (up 4.94%), ASM Technologies Ltd (up 2.98%), Onward Technologies Ltd (up 2.63%), Accelya Solutions India Ltd (up 2.36 percent) was the top gainer. Other gainers included Rategain Travel Technologies Ltd (up 2.34%), 63 Moons Technologies Ltd (up 1.68%), Zensar Technologies Ltd (up 1.68%), Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd (up 1.34%) and NELCO Ltd (up 1.2%) ).
On the other hand, Datamatics Global Services Ltd (-1.96%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (-1.66%) and Cigniti Technologies Ltd (-1.45%) were lower.
At 09:48 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex rose 96.24 or 0.16 percent to 60357.42.
The Nifty 50 gained 30.3 points or 0.17 percent to 17986.9.
The S&P BSE small cap index rose 81.61 points or 0.28 percent to 28939.91.
The S&P BSE 150 midcap index rose 15.71 points or 0.17 percent to 9004.24.
On the BSE, 1,845 shares were traded in green, 1,169 in red and 158 were flat.
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