Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex recovered by over 174 points in early trade on Tuesday on fresh buying by funds and retailers at attractive lower levels.
The 30-share Sensex, which had lost over 977 points in the past four sessions, recovered by 174.27 points, or 1 percent, to 17,620.02.
Nifty, the wide-based index of National Stock Exchange, moved up by 43.25 points, or 0.82 percent, to 5,324.45 points.
Brokers said buying by funds and retail investors in realty, consumer durable, metal and banking stocks after recent losses lifted the market.