Metal shares were trading with gains in Wednesday’s morning session.
Shares of NMDC (up 2.30 per cent), Tata Steel NSE 3.26 % (up 2.17 per cent), JSW Steel NSE 2.52 % (up 2.08 per cent) and Jindal Steel & Power (up 1.90 per cent) were the top performers in the index.
Hindustan Zinc (up 1.78 per cent), Vedanta (up 1.75 per cent), Welspun Corp (up 1.09 per cent) and APL Apollo Tubes (up 0.59 per cent) too were trading higher.
The Nifty Metal index was trading 0.90 per cent up at 2397.35 .
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 14.60 points at 10,832.20 while the BSE Sensex was up 72.60 points at 36,553.69.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 27 were trading in the green, while 23 were in the red.