Mumbai, Nov 27 (ANI): The market extended upside in early trade Friday with the Sensex hitting 26000-mark, up 63.04 points at 26021.67.
Nifty on the other hand also reclaimed 7900-mark on first day of December series, up 26.80 points to 7910.60.
Lupin, Tata Motors, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank, Bharti Airtel, Bank of Baroda, ONGC and IndusInd Bank were early gainers, with an up move of 0.5-1.5 percent.
GAIL and Bajaj Auto were under pressure.
The Indian rupee has opened lower by 9 paise at 66.65 per dollar today against previous close of 66.56 a dollar. (ANI)