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Sensex, Nifty inch up in morning trade

SNS | New Delhi |

Amid mixed global cues, domestic equity markets started Tuesday’s trading session with marginal gains. At 9.50 am, the Sensex at the BSE was trading 35 points higher at 26,410 while the Nifty at the NSE was trading nine points up at 8,114.
In the broader markets, BSE Midcap index slipped 0.1 per cent while Smallcap index gained 0.2 per cent. 
Among the BSE sectoral indices, Realty index registered the biggest gain with a jump of 0.8 per cent while Telecom index became the top loser with a dip of 0.4 per cent.
On Monday, the Sensex had closed 115 points down at 26,375 and the Nifty had ended 35 points lower at 8,104.
Top gainers in the Sensex-30 pack: Gail (up 1.6 per cent), Coal India (up 1.3 per cent), ITC (up 1.1 per cent), NTPC (up 0.8 per cent) and L&T (up 0.8 per cent).
Top losers in the Sensex-30 pack: Bajaj Auto (down 1.4 per cent), Adani Ports (down 1 per cent), Bharti Airtel (down 1 per cent), Hero Motocorp (down 0.9 per cent) and Tata Steel (down 0.8 per cent).
Meanwhile, the Rupee was trading four paise higher at 67.82 against the US Dollar.