Indian equities open higher in Monday's morning trade
Mumbai : A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Monday opened higher and was trading at 27,485.75 points some 25 minutes after the opening bell.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading higher, at 8,274.70 points, with a gain of 49.75 points or 0.60 percent.
On the other hand,the local currency rupee had gained 71 paise or over 1% in the previous three days.
The 30-share Sensex opened at 27,457.41 points, against the previous close at 27,427.19 points. At 9.40 a.m. it was ruling at 27,505.57 points, with a gain of 189.40 points, or 0.69 percent.