Stock market update: Infrastructure stocks slip; Tata Power loses 3%

NEW DELHI: Infrastructure stocks were trading on a negative note at 02:15PM (IST) on Tuesday.

Shares of Ashok Leyland (up 1.97 per cent), Petronet LNG (up 1.43 per cent), Interglobe Aviation (up 0.65 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 0.57 per cent) and Eicher Motors (up 0.55 per cent) were among the top gainers.

While Tata Power Company (down 2.71 per cent), Shree Cement (down 2.3 per cent), Exide Industries (down 2.19 per cent), GAIL (India) (down 1.87 per cent) and Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (down 1.65 per cent) were the top losers in the index.

The Nifty Infrastructure index was trading 0.5 per cent down at 3243.85 around 02:15PM.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 34.45 points at 11432.0, while the BSE Sensex was down 88.29 points at 38710.79.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 16 were trading in the green, while 34 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, SBI, ICICI Bank and NTPC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Adani Enterpr., Max Financial Services, Affle (India) Ltd., Timken India and IOL Chemicals hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Wealth First Portfolio Managers Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.