The major Indian equity benchmarks started the day with a gap-up opening and the they are currently seen trading at similar levels. This has led the Sensex to trade near the level of 19460 i.e., up by nearly 100 points & the Nifty to trade near the level of 5925 i.e., up by nearly 30 points. The midcap & small-cap indices are trading positive by nearly half a percentage point each. On the sectoral front, except for Capital Goods index, all the other indices are trading in green. Auto index is leading the list of gainers with gains of over one and a half percentage point. Further, the market breadth is positive as nine stocks are seen advancing for every five declines.