The benchmark Sensex buoyed by value-buying opened in the green by rising 164 points today


Sensex opened in the green through rising 164 points today, buoyed by value-buying in select blue-chips at a time of firm Asian cues.The 30-share BSE index was up 163.80 points, at 32,924.24.While the NSE Nifty rose by 50.85 points, to 10,168.90.

All sectoral indices, including capital goods, oil, and gas, consumer durables and healthcare, rose to 0.60 percent.

The Sensex lost 554.12 points in the previous three sessions on subdued exports, higher inflation and muted second-quarter earnings of some companies.
Besides, a continued slide in crude oil prices drew investors’ attention, fuelling buying in oil marketing company stocks.

The gainers were Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Bharti Airtel and Dr. Reddy’s, rising up to 1.88 percent.