Shares of Hindustan Copper (up 9.98 per cent), Coal India (up 7.79 per cent), Welspun Corp (up 5.26 per cent), Hindalco Industries (up 4.57 per cent) and National Aluminium Company (up 3.92 per cent) were among the top gainers.
The Nifty Metal index was trading 3.81 per cent up at 3922.6 around 02:25PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 160.95 points at 15142.95, while the BSE Sensex was up 424.09 points at 51205.78.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 were trading in the green, while 14 were in the red.
Shares of BHEL, Vodafone Idea, PNB, Coal India Ltd and Tata Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Hindustan Copper, BHEL, Tata Chemicals, NBCC and Zensar Tech hit their fresh 52-week high in today’s trade, while Marine Electricals (India) Ltd. hit fresh 52-week low in trade.