Stock market update: Cement shares bullish; Saurashtra Cement jumps 6%
Saurashtra Cement, Udaipur Cement Works and Sagar Cements were the top gainers.
Shares of Saurashtra Cement (up 6.15 per cent), Udaipur Cement Works (up 5.30 per cent), Sagar Cements (up 1.64 per cent), JK Lakshmi Cement (up 1.62 per cent), Gujarat Sidhee Cement (up 1.56 per cent), NCL Industries (up 1.38 per cent) and J K Cements (up 1.13 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While SKCIL (down 4.55 per cent), Shree Digvijay Cement Co (down 1.96 per cent) and Orient Cement (down 1.27 per cent) were among the top losers.
The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 60.05 points up at 11,904.15, while the 30-share BSE Sensex was up 203.31 points at 40,255.18 at around 09:38 am.
State Bank of India (up 2.52 per cent), Zee Entertainment Enterprises (up 2.30 per cent), Infosys (up 2.17 per cent), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (up 1.32 per cent) and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (up 1.27 per cent) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Mahindra & Mahindra (down 0.71 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (down 0.70 per cent), Power Grid Corporation of India (down 0.58 per cent), Bharti Airtel (down 0.53 per cent) and Cipla (down 0.41 per cent) were trading in the red.