Market Opens : Sensex opened at 48,524.36, up 350.30 points

Market Opens :  Sensex opened at 48,524.36, up 350.30 points

Indian benchmark share indices opened higher on Thursday tracking firm cues from global peers. Sensex opened at 48,524.36, up 350.30 points or 0.72%, while Nifty opened 107.5 points or 0.75% higher at 14,253.75.

Axis Bank, up over 2%, was the top Sensex gainer followed by IndusInd Bank, SBI, L&T, and ONGC. Titan, TCS, and HUL were among the laggards. Of 30 Sensex shares, 25 were in the green at the open. The fiscal deficit target should be realistic: ICRA