<p>Mumbai, November 5, 2019</p>.<div>The Sensex and the Nifty opened higher on Tuesday over firm global cues and slightly better than expected earnings results so far.</div>.<div>Meanwhile, Yes Bank shares jumped nearly 5 per cent after marquee investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala picked up nearly 1.3 core shares of the private bank.</div>.<div>Sensex opened at 40,445.67, from its Monday's close of 40,301.96 while the Nifty opened at 11,974.60, slightly higher from its previous close of 11,941.30.</div>.<div>Markets, however, turned choppy after opening in the green. At 9.39 a.m., the Sensex was up 20.59 points at 40,322.55. The Nifty was up 4.40 points at 11,945.70.</div>.<div>The Indian rupee opened at Rs 70.79 a US dollar from its previous close of Rs 70.76, which was the five-week high owing to the positive cues.</div>.<div>IANS</div>.<p><span style="font-size: 14px;">(Our News Desk can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)</span></p>. Did you like this story? .<a href="https://www.instamojo.com/netindian/support-netindian/">Make a donation</a>. and help us to serve you better.