Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS): Indian markets gained during the early trade on Friday as investors bought company shares with significant business in Britain after EU and Britain reached a new Brexit.
Sensex extended gains after it surpassed the 39,000 mark on Thursday. At 10.21 a.m., it was up 133.25 points higher at 39,185.31.
It opened with marginal gains at 39,087.83 from its Thursday’s close of 39,052.06.
The broader Nifty50 gained 32.90 points to 11,619.25.
Markets have gained for 5 consecutive sessions, on which Sameet Chavan of Angel Broking said that markets overall breadth has improved drastically and the institutional buyers are finally participating.