Shares of Oriental Bank of Commerce (up 1.96 per cent), State Bank of India (up 1.63 per cent), Indian Bank (up 1.49 per cent) and Bank of Baroda (up 1.38 per cent), have been the high performers in the index.
Bank of India (up 1.21 per cent), Vijaya Bank (up 0.71 per cent), IDBI Bank (up 0.33 per cent) and Union Bank of India (up 0.31 per cent) too have been amongst the high gainers.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 130.55 factors at 10859.four whereas BSE Sensex was up 458.37 factors at 36,175.32.
Among the 50 shares in the Nifty index, 39 have been buying and selling in the green, whereas 11 have been in the crimson.
Shares of YES Bank, ICICI Bank, L&T Fin Holding, NTPC, Indian Oil Corp, Idea cellular, ONGC, Axis Bank, Tata Motors, BEL, SBI and Vedanta have been amongst the most traded shares on the NSE.