Markets Positive Ahead Of Budget 2021: Sensex Rises  500 Points In Early Trade; Nifty above 13,700-mark Stock traders rejoice at Bombay Stock Exchange (representative image) (Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times via GettyImages)

The market showed a positive trend ahead of the Union Budget 202 on Monday, reports Indian Express.

During the early trade, the S&P BSE Sensex rose nearly 500 points to an intraday high of 46,777.56. Nifty 50 climbed as much as 139.2 points to 13,773.80.

At 9:27 am, the Sensex was trading at 46,690.77, up 405.00 points (0.87 per cent), while the Nifty was at 13,736.65, up 102.05 points (0.75 per cent).

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State, Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, called on President Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting the Union Budget 2021-22.

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