Market Live: Sensex recovers from opening low, Nifty above 9600; HDFC, Reliance lead

Equity benchmarks recouped opening losses, with the Sensex reclaiming 31,000 level and Nifty 9,600.
Index heavyweights HDFC (up 2.3 percent), Reliance Industries (up 1.6 percent), HDFC Bank (up 1.06 percent) and ITC (up 0.3 percent) were top contributors to index gains.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 80.70 points at 31,108.91 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 22.55 points to 9,617.65.
Buzzing: Tech Mahindra lost over 12 percent intraday as investors reacted negatively to the company’s results.