Sensex is up 501.46 points or 1.64%

Sensex is up 501.46 points or 1.64%

It is a positive start for the Indian indices on March 18 with Nifty opening above 9,100 level.

At 09:17 hrs IST, the Sensex is up 501.46 points or 1.64% at 31080.55, and the Nifty up 148.70 points or 1.66% at 9115.75.

Yes Bank, Glenmark Pharma, Zee Entertainment, IndusInd Bank, Bharti Infratel, Sun Pharma, Vedanta, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Titan and UPL are among major gainers on the Indices, while losers are PVR, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Axis Bank.