Stock market update: Cement shares edge higher; Shree Digvijay climbs 6%
Shree Digvijay Cement, Saurashtra Cement and Century Textiles were the top gainers.
Shares of Shree Digvijay Cement Co (up 5.73 per cent), Saurashtra Cement (up 3.49 per cent), Century Textiles & Industries (up 2.91 per cent), Mangalam Cement (up 2.54 per cent), Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (up 1.98 per cent) and UltraTech Cement (up 1.76 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While NCL Industries (down 6.70 per cent), Andhra Cements (down 4.75 per cent) and Shri Keshav Cements And Infra (down 4.04 per cent) were among the top losers.
The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 53.75 points up at 11,925.85, while the 30share BSE Sensex was up 200.89 points at 40,487.37 at around 10:07 am.
Bharti Infratel (up 4.74 per cent), Bharti Airtel (up 3.88 per cent), State Bank of India (up 3.53 per cent), Tata Motors (up 2.57 per cent), UltraTech Cement (up 1.52 per cent) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Indian Oil Corporation (down 2.37 per cent), Cipla (down 2.35 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (down 0.85 per cent), Tech Mahindra (down 0.69 per cent) and Titan Company (down 0.66 per cent) were trading in the red.