Sensex is up 309.82 points

Sensex is up 309.82 points

It is a strong start for the Indian indices on February 19 with Nifty above 12,100.

At 09:17 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 309.82 points or 0.76% at 41204.20, and the Nifty up 92.70 points or 0.77% at 12085.20.

NTPC, Coal, India, Bharti Infratel, IndusInd Bank, SBI, Aurobindo Pharma are among major gainers on the Indices, while losers are Bharti Airtel, Yes Bank and Lakshmi Vilas Bank.