The domestic equity markets opened at fresh highs on Thursday. The S&P BSE Sensex started the session at 38,416.65 and the Nifty50 at 11,620.70. At 9:18 am, the Sensex traded at 38,412.19, up 126.44 points or 0.33 per cent and the Nifty50 at 11,600.25, with a gain of 29.35 or 0.25 per cent. Thirty-six out of 50 Nifty stocks were in the green. Bharti Airtel (up 1.50 per cent), Wipro (up 1.20 per cent), Sun Pharma (up 1.22 per cent), HDFC ( up 1.01 per cent), and PowerGrid Corporation (up 0.96 per cent) were the top Sensex gainers.