Mumbai, May 05 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Tuesday in line with their Asian peers as governments eased coronavirus lockdowns while oil prices gained on expectations of fuel demand going up. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was up by 208 points or 0.65 per cent at 31,923 while the Nifty 50 ticked up by 42 points or 0.45 per cent at 9,335. Except for Nifty realty, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty auto up by 1.9 per cent, private bank by 1.7 per cent and metal by 1.6 per cent. Among stocks, Bharti Infratel gained by 7.4 per cent to Rs 176.60 per share. Energy companies saw handsome gains with ONGC moving up by 5.9 per cent, Bharat Petroleum Corporation by 2.9 per cent, Power Grid Corporation by 2.2 per cent and NTPC by 2 per cent.