A benchmark index for Indian equities was trading 195 points higher on Monday afternoon, led by good buying support in technology, auto, realty and metal stocks.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened in the positive at 15,782.17 points, was trading at 15,933.63 points around 1 pm, up 1.24% or 194.93 points from its previous close at 15,738.70 points.
The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was also trading with good gains. The index was 1.35% higher at 4,777.65 points.
Broader markets and all the sectoral indices were also trading in the positive territory.
Technology and IT indices of the BSE was trading with a gain of almost 1.5%.
Bharti Airtel advanced 3.3% at Rs 341.35. Hero MotoCorp was ruling 2.11% higher at Rs 1,889.70.