Broadly positive global cues and sector specific buying support buoyed the Indian equity markets during the early-morning trade session on Tuesday.
According to market observers, gains were capped due to profit booking.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE gained 46.07 points or 0.15 per cent.
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched up by 18.60 points or 0.19 per cent at 9,633.60 points.
The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 31,331.21 points, traded at 31,267.69 points (at 9.40 a.m.), was higher by 46.07 points or 0.15 per cent from Monday’s close at 31,221.62 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 31,353.46 points and a low of 31,240.31 points during the trade so far.