Union Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Indian economy, which stood at $1.85 trillion five years back, has reached $2.7 trillion now, and is within capacity to reach $5 trillion in the next few years.
After swinging nearly 200 points in the first half hour of the session, the 30-share index was trading 29.49 points, or 0.07 per cent, higher at 39,845.97 at 0945 hours. Similarly, the broader Nifty was quoting 6.60 points, or 0.05 per cent, up at 11,916.90.
Forex traders said that foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the Indian rupee. The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is slated to announce its bi-monthly policy decision later in the day.