Mumbai, March 6, 2017: The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened higher following positive outcome of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) meeting on Saturday.
The GST meeting on Saturday brightened the hope that the new regime is likely to be rolled out by July 1.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 91.10 points or 0.32 per cent higher soon after opening.
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 26.50 points or 0.30 per cent higher at 8,924.05 points.
The Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 28,859.21 points, was trading at 28,923.55 points (at 9.16 a.m.), higher 91.10 points or 0.32 per cent from the previous day’s close at 28,832.45 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 28,934.23 points and a low of 28,856.12 points in the trade so far.