MUMBAI: The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 50 points to regain the 27,000-mark and the NSE Nifty rose by 15 points in early trade today following rebound in bluechips and value-buying by participants.
The 30-share index, which had witnessed its worst crash in five-and-a-half years due to global turmoil, rose by 50.05 points, or 0.19 per cent, to trade above the 27,000-mark at
The gauge has lost 900.44 points in the previous two sessions.
Stocks of consumer durables, realty, IT, FMCG and oil & gas sectors led the recovery.
On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty was up by 15 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 8,142.35.
Brokers said emergence of buying at prevailing lower levels in bluechips helped key indices to trade in the positive zone.
Besides, a mixed trend at other Asian markets influenced sentiments here, they said.
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down by 0.38 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei was up by 0.54 per cent in early trade today.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.74 per cent lower in yesterday's trade.