Experts said the FM’s decision to go for asset monetisation, instead of an increase in taxation, helped soothe investors’ nerves | Photo: PTI
: Bucking the weak trend in Asian markets, domestic equity indices started higher on Tuesday amid a healthy buying in metal, realty, and pharma counters.
On the NSE, the Nifty50 hovered around 14,560 levels.
Among key sectors, all the key indices were trading in the green. The Nifty Metal index gained 2 per cent on the NSE, followed by the Nifty PSU Bank index (1.9 per cent).
A total of 28 companies are set to report their March quarter results today including largecap names such as Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Finance, Britannia and HDFC AMC.