Sensex up 49 points; Rupee weakens by 9 paise

The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied around 162 points. All sectoral indices led by oil&gas, FMCG, PSU, metal and bank were in the green. Top five Sensex gainers were Reliance, NTPC, ONGC,  Axis Bank and Asian Paints. Top five losers are Sun Pharma, Cipla, HDFC, TCS and Coal India. The rupee weakened by 9 paise to 64.65 against the dollar.