NEW DELHI: Consumer durables stocks Whirlpool of India (up 1.17 per cent), Titan Company (up 1.03 per cent) and Voltas (up 0.60 per cent) were trading with gains during the last hour of Friday's trade.
The BSE Consumer Durables index was trading 0.43 per cent up at 20,210 around 02:50 pm.
Shares of TTK Prestige (up 0.39 per cent) and Rajesh Exports (up 0.20 per cent) were also in the green.
However, PC Jeweller (down 2.37 per cent), VIP Industries (down 1.57 per cent), Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (down 0.92 per cent), Symphony (down 0.46 per cent) and Blue Star (down 0.42 per cent) were incurring losses around that time.
Gains in select FMCG, finance, bank, pharma, telecom and auto stocks were keeping the benchmarks up.
The BSE Sensex was up 173 points at 35,605, while the NSE Nifty50 index was up 54 points at 10,795.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 32 were trading in the green, while 18 were in the red.
In the Sensex index, 22 stocks were advancing, while 9 were declining.
Sun Pharma, Mahindra & Mahindra and ITC were leading among the Sensex gainers.
On the contrary, Reliance Industries, Wipro and Coal India were among the top losers in the Sensex index.