Stock market update: Cement stocks edge higher; NCL zooms 9%
NCL Industries, Century Textiles & Industries and APCL were the top gainers.
Shares of NCL Industries (up 9.13 per cent), Century Textiles & Industries (up 5.21 per cent), APCL (up 3.30 per cent), Star Cement (up 2.46 per cent), Prism Johnson (up 1.45 per cent), Sagar Cements (up 0.98 per cent) and Udaipur Cement Works (up 0.91 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Shiva Cement (down 4.96 per cent), Burnpur Cement (down 4.65 per cent) and Saurashtra Cement (down 3.89 per cent) were among the top losers.
The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 10.20 points up at 11,905.65, while the 30share BSE Sensex was up 27.34 points at 40,384.03 at around 09:53 am.
Bharti Airtel (up 3.14 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 2.94 per cent), Grasim Industries (up 2.65 per cent), UPL (up 1.85 per cent) and Zee Entertainment Enterprises (up 1.82 per cent) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Indiabulls Housing Finance (down 2.76 per cent), YES Bank (down 2.18 per cent), GAIL (India) (down 1.57 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (down 1.45 per cent) and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation (down 1.36 per cent) were trading in the red.