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.

Apollo Hospitals

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.

(What’s movingSensexandNiftyTracklatest market news,stock tipsandexpert adviceonETMarkets. Also, is now on Telegram. For fastest news alerts on financial markets, investment strategies and stocks alerts,subscribe to our Telegram feeds.)

Download The Economic Times News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News.