Led by firm European cues, Indian markets rose over 0.3 per cent at the end of the session on Tuesday led by oil & gas, FMCG, capital goods and auto stocks.
The 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 100.44 points or 0.54 per cent at 18,641.33 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 30 points or 0.54 per cent at 5,620.25.
On the BSE, oil & gas index was up 1.53 per cent, followed by capital goods 0.68 per cent, FMCG 0.54 per cent and auto 0.51 per cent. On the other hand, power index was down 1.19 per cent, followed by consumer durables 0.69 per cent, healthcare 0.55 per cent and metal 0.52 per cent.
Among 30-share Sensex, Bharti Airtel, ONGC, M&M, Hindalco and ITC were the top five performers, while the top five laggards were NTPC, Tata Power, Wipro, SBI and HDFC.
European stocks rebounded from a five-day decline, ahead of reports that may show US durable goods orders and sales of new homes climbed in May. US index futures also rose, while Asian shares slid.
Stoxx 50 rose 33.06 points or 1.32 per cent to 2,544.89, FTSE 100 climbed 59.22 points or 0.98 per cent to 6,088.32 and DAX jumped 122.18 points or 1.59 per cent to 7,814.63.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 93.44 points or 0.72 per cent to 12,969.34 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was up 41.74 points or 0.21 per cent at 19,855.72.