Trimming all the early losses, Indian benchmark indices bounced back in green during the noon trading session amid buying in IT and metal indices that were up 1 percent each.

At 12:50 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 57544.68 up by 437.53 points or by 0.77 % and then NSE Nifty was at 17141.2 up by 114.75 points or by 0.67 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 57616.67 and intraday low of 56382.93 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 17160.7 and intraday low of 16782.4

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 1138.50,+2.78%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 2470.70,+2.43%), Bajaj Finserv Ltd. (Rs. 17025.00,+2.07%), Bajaj Finance Ltd. (Rs. 6936.55,+1.95%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 3509.55,+1.85%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 759.50,-0.89%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 655.90,-0.89%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 222.40,-0.69%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 2725.15,-0.62%), Nestle India Ltd. (Rs. 19098.40,-0.58%), among others.

Metal index was at 18891.14 up by 187.46 points or by 1%. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Rs. 430.20,+3.14%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 1126.40,+1.27%), APL Apollo Tubes Ltd. (Rs. 892.65,+0.93%), JSW Steel Ltd. (Rs. 633.85,+0.84%), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Ltd. (Rs. 104.05,+0.39%),.

Power index was at 3476.9 down by -60.89 points or by -1.72%. Adani Transmission Ltd. (Rs. 1902.85,-5.00%), KEC International Ltd. (Rs. 429.85,-3.74%), Adani Green Energy Ltd. (Rs. 1321.25,-3.72%), Adani Power Ltd. (Rs. 98.75,-2.57%), Tata Power Company Ltd. (Rs. 222.85,-1.96%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 3656 , shares advanced were 1059 while 2392 shares declined and 205 were unchanged.