Stock market opens green

Mumbai, Stock market opened in green territory on Tuesday with BSE Sensex 155.79 points or 0.27 per cent up at 58,646.72 and Nifty 53.60 points up or 0.31 per cent up at 17,450.50.

For the second consecutive session, benchmark indices had ended in red territory on Monday.

At the close, the Sensex was down 524.96 points or 0.89 per cent at 58,490.93 while Nifty was down 188.25 points or 1.07 per cent at 17, 396.90.

Maruti was the top loser in the pack of 30 stocks, shedding 1.52 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, Nestel, Sun Pharma and Bajaj Auto.

On the other hand, HCL Tech, Hindustan Unilever, Infy, Asian Paint and Tata Steel were the top gainers.

(EW correspondent)