Sensex and Nifty, the two main equity benchmarks, started trading on Tuesday on a positive note amid strong global signals and falling crude oil prices.

Platform BSE Sensex rose 711 points to 59,122, while broader NSE Nifty traded at 17,515, up 203 points.

On the 30-stock Sensex platform, UltraCemco was the top performer, followed by Bharti Airtel, SBI, Mahindra & Mahindra, Larsen & Toubro, Wipro, ITC and Maruti. On the other hand, only Sun Pharma was the only loser at…