NEW DELHI: The market on Monday opened on a positive note, tracking global cues post US jobs data. The Sensex rose 125.18 points to 25394.82 and the Nifty climbed 38.15 points to 7751.20.
Shares amongst the early gainers were Adani Ports, Tata Motors, BHEL, Dr Reddy's Labs, TCS, Tata Power and Idea Cellular, whereas ITC lost two percent.
Geometric surged 20 percent intraday after HCL Technologies decided to acquire the company. Company's shareholders will get 10 shares of HCL for every 43 shares held.
Global markets were firm after data showed the US added 2.15 lakh jobs, against an expected 2.05 lakh in March.