Shares of Cholamandalam Investment & Finance (up 2.64 per cent), HDFC Life Insurance (up 1.79 per cent), SBI Life (up 1.41 per cent), ICICI Bank (up 1.22 per cent) and ICICI Lombard (up 1.0 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Piramal Enterprises (down 1.15 per cent) and State Bank of India (down 0.34 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Financial Services index was trading 0.71 per cent up at 10859.8 around 11:01AM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 79.05 points at 11326.15, while the BSE Sensex was up 244.21 points at 38294.99.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 35 were trading in the green, while 15 were in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, NTPC, Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of KIOCL Ltd., IOL Chemicals, Amber Enterprises India Ltd., Tata Consumer Products and APL Apollo Tube hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Mittal Life Style Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.