Indian shares open higher
Indian shares opened higher on Wednesday, with the key Sensex index up 0.86 percent shortly after opening, Xinhua reported.
Sensex rose 89.03 points, or 0.86 percent, to 10,424.96 points.
Sensex is the common name for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The base year of Sensex is 1978-79 and the base value is 100.