Stock market update: Mining stocks down as market rises

NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed higher in the Thursday’s session.

Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 4.26%), Ashapura Minechem(up 1.92%), 20 Microns(up 1.48%) and Oriental Trimex(up 0.57%) stood among the top gainers.

KIOCL(down 3.07%), Aro Granite Industries(down 1.35%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(down 1.14%), NMDC Ltd(down 1.10%), Coal India(down 0.91%), Pokarna(down 0.79%), MOIL(down 0.29%) and

Gujarat Mineral

Dvpt Corporation(down 0.04%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 216.85 points up at 18484.1, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 762.1 points at 62272.68.

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Enterprises(up 4.56%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(up 4.55%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(up 3.5%), Infosys(up 2.95%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(up 2.93%), Power Grid Corporation of India(up 2.6%), Wipro(up 2.44%), Tech Mahindra(up 2.42%), HCL Technologies(up 2.37%) and Tata Consultancy(up 2.17%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Cipla(down 1.14%), Coal India(down 0.91%), Kotak Mahindra Bank(down 0.44%), Tata Motors(down 0.15%), Bajaj Finance(down 0.13%), Bajaj Finserv(down 0.13%) and Eicher Motors(down 0.11%) closed in the red.

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