NEW DELHI: Gains in shares of Voltas (up 2.58 per cent), PC Jeweller (up 2.25 per cent) and TTK Prestige (up 1.31 per cent) were keeping the consumer durables index in the green during afternoon trade on Monday.
The BSE Consumer Durables index was trading 0.37 per cent up at 19,658 around 01 pm.
Whirlpool of India (up 1.08 per cent), Rajesh Exports (up 0.77 per cent), Symphony (up 0.68 per cent) and Blue Star (up 0.65 per cent) were also among the gainers in the index.
However, shares of Titan Company (down 0.63 per cent) were under pressure.
Market was in the positive territory on buying in most sectors amid positive global cues.
Benchmark BSE Sensex was up 228 points at 35,886, while the NSE Nifty50 index was up 65 points at 10,838.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 43 were trading in the green, while 7 were in the red.
In the Sensex kitty, 28 stocks were advancing, while only 3- Tata Consultancy Services, IndusInd Bank and HDFC- were declining.
YES Bank, Axis Bank and Asian Paints were leading among the Sensex gainers.