Nifty above 18150. Sensex above 60950. Realty stocks lead

Indian benchmark indices trade higher amid positive global cues. Nifty above 18150. Sensex above 60950. 

Nifty Realty up 2%. Banking stocks are doing well. Ahead of the results of IT majors, the IT index is under pressure. 

Hindalco, Bajaj Finance, and Kotak Mahondra are among the top gainers on the index. TCS, Cipla, Tech Mahindra, and HCL Tech are among the top losers on the index.