Reuters Market Eye - The BSE Sensex is up 0.68 percent, while the 50-share Nifty gains 0.72 percent, heading for its biggest weekly gain since the week ended December 1, 2012 after three previous consecutive days of gains.
The gains in global stocks underpinning risk sentiment, although U.S. monthly jobs data later in the day may be the key.
Expectations that the RBI will cut rates later this month boosting banks: HDFC Bank Technology shares fall on profit-taking: Infosys (Reporting by Manoj Dharra)
Technology shares fall on profit-taking: Infosys
(Reporting by Manoj Dharra)