"Banking sector stocks traded with mixed sentiments throughout the session due to profit booking, whereas auto stocks extended last session's gain on strong buying support", Desai told IANS.
The S&P BSE Metal Index is the top gaining index in the morning hours.
Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth net Rs 893.36 crore yesterday, as per provisional data from the stock exchanges.
The Sensex was up by 314.92 points or 1.05 percent at the Wednesday's closing.
Reflecting the bullish mood, all the BSE sectoral indices led by FMCG, power, capital goods and healthcare were trading in the positive zone with gains of up to 1.77 per cent. The Nifty too, was up by 90.45 points or 0.97 per cent.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises jumped 5.7% to 545.35 rupees, taking its two-day gains to almost 10%.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.64 per cent while Japan's Nikkei gained 0.30 per cent in early trade. BSE Small-cap index closed higher by 0.53% at 15,544. It was followed by HUL 4.60 per cent, HDFC 3.25 per cent, M&M 2.59 per cent, Reliance 2.17 per cent, Bajaj Auto 1.74 per cent, Axis Bank 1.68 per cent, Maruti 1.53 per cent, Cipla 1.49 per cent and Tata Motors 1.25 per cent.
Louis Blues put the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference final for the first time in their 18-year franchise history. With a lot of his ice time coming against Malkin in this series, Kuznetsov has scored four goals in five games.
Governor NN Vohra also met the prime minister and informed him about the law and order situation in the state. She pointed out that militancy in Kashmir had declined during that period and there was peace on the border.
The attack caused the border to be closed again indefinitely while a curfew was imposed in Torkham bazaar as a preemptive measure. Both countries accuse each other of providing jihadists with safe zones to launch attacks across the border.
The missile was intercepted by Israel's missile defense system and prompted a serious warning from the Israeli government. The state's intelligence minister, Israel Katz, confirmed that such a raid would comply with government policy.
Asked whether Chelsea had any injury issue to contend with, the Italian responded: "All my players are available for the game". In this part of the season, we always said it's right to look at ourselves and not wait for the result of the other teams.
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Idaho was given a bowl ban for the 2014 season, but it was lifted in March 2015 because the team had shown academic progress. Of 351 Division 1 basketball programs , Michigan State is one of only 20 to earn a flawless multi-year April score of 1000.
He was suffering from mental health illness and had been admitted to hospital the night before but discharged in the morning. This year, Mental Health Week is taking place from May 1 to 7, 2017 . "Don't be ashamed.
A price cap won't improve the energy market
The Liberal Democrats' Ed Davey said: "It is never a good idea to copy the economic strategy of Ed Miliband". With the Conservatives nearly certain to win a majority, it's highly likely the pledge will be carried out.
Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?
This back and forth process can significantly delay passage of the bill-if a consensus in the Senate is even reached. Set aside for the moment were the feuds and philosophical divides that almost sank the bill time and again.
Wizards' Oubre Suspended After Charging Kelly Olynyk
If, however, the Celtics do take down one of the best home team's in the league, things will look a lot more dim for the Wizards. Thomas acknowledged that the Wizards' 26-0 third-quarter run was the reason for the result, not the officiating.
India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy
It was decided that no legal recourse will be taken against the ICC as dictated by the Committee of Administrators (COA). The BCCI members had convened the meeting to decide on India's participation in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes
Erdogan said the sight of American flags in the convoy alongside YPG insignia had "seriously saddened" Turkey. The base is 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Syria's Tal Abyad, a town controlled by the Kurdish militia.
Preds take Game 3 versus St. Louis, regain series 2-1
Josi scored on a slap shot with 5:49 left to prompt yet another standing ovation by the standing-room only crowd. Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne finished with 22 saves, including a flurry of stops to preserve the win.
Led Zeppelin reunion rumours start again
Led Zeppelin have sparked reunion rumours after frontman Robert Plant left a cryptic message on his official website . The internet also is abuzz because Plant's website has gone black-except for three words: "Any time now".