Stock market update: Nifty Realty index up over 1%; Sobha climbs 3%

NEW DELHI: Nifty Realty index was trading higher at 02:32PM (IST) on Friday.

Shares of Sobha (up 3.27 per cent), Oberoi Realty (up 2.97 per cent), DLF (up 2.87 per cent), Brigade Enterprises (up 1.72 per cent) and Indiabulls Real Estate (up 1.19 per cent) were among the top gainers.

While Prestige Estates Projects (down 1.46 per cent), Omaxe (down 0.74 per cent), Sunteck Realty (down 0.25 per cent) and Phoenix Mills (down 0.05 per cent) were the top losers in the index.

The Nifty Realty index was trading 1.42 per cent up at 225.65 around 02:32PM.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 31.50 points at 11484.6, while the BSE Sensex was down 217.55 points at 38762.3.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 24 were trading in the green, while 26 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Ashok Leyland, YES Bank, SBI and Tata Motors were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Natco Pharma, Dr. Reddys Laborat, Cipla, Lupin and Laurus Labs Ltd. hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Kuantum Papers Ltd., Mangalam Global Enterprise Ltd. and Ahimsa Industries Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.