Sensex remains firm at open
The benchmark Sensex opened higher by over 59 points on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday on emergence of buying by funds and general investors.
The 30-share index, Sensex, which had lost over 22 points on Friday recovered by 59.80 points at 13,345.73 in the first five minutes of trading.
Similarly, wide-based National Stocks Exchange Nifty was higher by 24.40 points at 3885.45.
The market received main support from shares of cement and banking companies.
Meanwhile the NSE witnessed a block deals in Yes Bank, exchanging 48.8 lakh shares worth Rs 151.25.