Nifty, on the other hand, climbed up by 56.75 points trading at 7844.85.
SBI, Axis Bank, ONGC, Vedanta, M&M and YES Bank topped the buying list with a marginal increase of 1-2 percent. However, GAIL, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Bosch and BHEL traded in red.
The Indian rupee gained in early trade today. It opened higher by 9 paise at 66.34 per dollar against 66.43 yesterday.
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