Sensex, Nifty start 2019 on a positive note; Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank top gainers
The Sensex and Nifty started the first trading day of the year on a positive note today. While the Sensex rose 93 points to 36,161, Nifty gained 19 point to 10,881. Of 30 Sensex stocks, 23 were trading in the red.
Bharti Airtel (0.85%), Bajaj Auto (0.42%) and Axis Bank (0.44%) were the top Sensex gainers.
Top Sensex losers were PowerGrid (1.11%), Hero MotoCorp (0.68%) and Bajaj Finance (0.23%).