The S&P BSE Sensex rose 130 points to 36,610 levels and the Nifty50 index hovered around 10,800 levels. HCL Tech climbed as much as 2 per cent after the announement of its June quarter results. Britannia Industries also gained 2 per cent ahead of the announcement of its quarterly results. Besides, Tata Steel, up 3 per cent, was the top Sensex gainer.
The trend among Nifty sectoral indices was positive, led by Nifty Metal index, up 1 per cent.