A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 55 points higher in a lacklustre session on Wednesday.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened almost flat at 18,273.06 points, was trading at 18,329.24 points in the afternoon session, up 0.30% or 55.44 points from the previous close at 18,273.8 points.
The benchmark Sensex touched a high of 18,349.17 points and low of 18,216.12 points in intraday trading so far.
The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was trading at 5,502.15 points, up 0.39% or 21.15 points.
Broader markets were also in the positive. The BSE midcap index was up 0.57% and the BSE smallcap index was trading over one% higher.