MARKET LIVE: Sensex rises 350 points, Nifty reclaims 15k; IRCON dips 6%

LIVE market updates: The Indian traded over half a per cent higher in Wednesday’s early deals after opening on a firm note for the third consecutive day.

The S&P Sensex gained 350 points to 50,700 levels. The broader Nifty50 index, meanwhile, reclaimed the psychological level of 15,000 and was holding above that mark. HDFC, ONGC, PowerGrid, NTPC and Infosys rose 1 per cent, each, and were the top Sensex gainers.

Among other individual stocks, IRCON slid 6 per cent as the offer for sale for up to 16 per cent government stake at a floor price of Rs 88 per share in the railway PSU opened today.

The Nifty sectoral indices traded in the green, led by Nifty Metal index, up 2 per cent.

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