At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 86 points at 39,138 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 30 points to 11,616. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the positive zone with Nifty PSU bank showing an uptick of 1.4 per cent.
Among stocks, private lender Yes Bank emerged as a star performer of the day with gains of 15.47 per cent and closing at Rs 47.50 per share. Tata Motors wound up at Rs 142.55 apiece, up 13.2 per cent.
Among stocks, Eicher Motors was a prominent gainer by moving up 3.8 per cent to Rs 19,948.10. Britannia, Yes Bank, Asian Paints and HDFC were in the green with marginal gains.
Among stocks, Bharat Petroleum Corporation gained by 5.3 per cent, Zee Entertainment by 4.8 per cent, Grasim by 3.1 per cent and Wipro by 2.9 per cent.
Traders cautioned that sentiment remains fragile as the outcome of Brexit talks is far from certain and the US-China trade war remains a risk to global growth.
IRCTC is the only entity authorised by Indian Railways to provide catering services to railways, online railway tickets and packaged drinking water at railway stations and trains in India.
Mavenir will be at India Mobile Congress in New Delhi to discuss disruptive technologies that reduce cost, generate new revenues and increase network security.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.1% in light trade, South Korea' Kopsi gained by 1.3 per cent and Shanghai blue chips added 1.6 per cent. Tokyo was on holiday.
Making a veiled reference to P Chidambaram, who served as the then Home Minister when the 26/11 attacks took place, Prasad said: "In 2008, there was an attack in Mumbai and both the Centre and the state governments at that time were so helpless. The Home Minister at that time said 'Sorry Mumbai' and he is in jail now."