Information technology stocks were trading in the green, with the S&P BSE IT Sector Index rising 478.99 points or 1.77% to 27601.89 at 09:47 IST.
Among the constituents of the S&P BSE IT Sector Index, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd (+16.84%), Xchanging Solutions Ltd (+7.31%), Brightcom Group Ltd (+4.98%), Happiest Minds Technologies Ltd (+4.88%), Nazara Technologies Ltd (+4.31%) were the main gainers. Other winners include Tanla Platforms Ltd (+4.06%), Affle India Ltd (+3.09%), Xelpmoc Design and Tech Ltd (+3.07%), Expleo Solutions Ltd (+3.06%) and Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd (up 2.51%).
In contrast, NIIT Ltd (down 7.12%), Aurum Proptech Ltd (down 1.92%) and Matrimony.com Ltd (down 1.03%) declined.
As of 09:47 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 404.38 or 0.75% at 54165.16.
The Nifty 50 index rose 120.3 points or 0.75% to 16169.5.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap Index rose 309.62 points or 1.2% to 26089.18.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index rose 83.56 points or 1.04% to 8130.28.
On the BSE, 2128 stocks were trading green, 615 were trading red and 143 were unchanged.
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