The S&P BSE Sensex gave up the psychologial level of 50,000 while the broader Nifty50 index was holding above the 15,000-mark. Titan, Larsen & Toubro, ICICI Bank, and Infosys climbed 1 per cent, each.
The Nifty sectoral indices were largely in the green, barring for Nifty Metal index, which slipped 2 per cent.
In the broader markets, the S&P BSE MidCap traded flat while the SmallCap index was ruling half a per cent higher.
A total of 32 companies, including Bosch, Havells India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, HPCL, Brookfield India Real Estate Trust REIT, and Torrent Power are scheduled to release quarterly earnings today.