Stock market update: IT shares gain; Infosys rises over 2%


NEW DELHI: IT shares were trading with gains in Tuesday’s morning session.

Shares of Infosys (up 2.26 per cent), WiproNSE 0.43 % (up 1.72 per cent), MindtreeNSE 0.23 % (up 1.34 per cent) and Oracle Financial Services Software (up 0.91 per cent) were the top performers in the index.

Tata Consultancy Services (up 0.72 per cent), Tech Mahindra (up 0.36 per cent), HCL Technologies (up 0.27 per cent) and NIIT Technologies (up 0.17 per cent) too were trading higher.

The Nifty IT index was trading 1.22 per cent up at 15,637.10 around 09:54 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 11.65 points at 11,357.85 while the BSE Sensex was up 38.81 points at 38,069.94.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 32 were trading in the green, while 18 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Ashok Leyland, Vodafone Idea, Dish TV India, PNB, SBI, Adani Power, Indian Oil Corp, Bank of Baroda and TVS Motor were among the most traded shares on the NSE.