Stock market update: Sugar stocks edge higher; Piccadily Agro surges 6%
Piccadily Agro Industries, Indian Sucrose and Dhampur Sugar Mills were the top gainers
Shares of Piccadily Agro Industries (up 5.69 per cent), Indian Sucrose (up 5.00 per cent), Dhampur Sugar Mills (up 2.42 per cent), Avadh Sugar (up 2.41 per cent), Dalmia Bharat Sugar (up 0.87 per cent), Uttam Sugar Mills (up 0.86 per cent) and EID Parry (up 0.79 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Piccadily Sugar & Allied Inds (down 4.22 per cent), Shree Renuka Sugars (down 4.09 per cent) and Ugar Sugar Works (down 1.23 per cent) were among the top losers.
The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 11.90 points up at 11,896.4, while the 30share BSE Sensex was up 55.93 points at 40,340.12 at around 09:48 am.
Bharti Infratel (up 5.82 per cent), Bharti Airtel (up 4.64 per cent), Cipla (up 2.80 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 1.77 per cent) and Tech Mahindra (up 1.72 per cent) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Zee Entertainment Enterprises (down 1.56 per cent), Vedanta (down 1.46 per cent), GAIL (India) (down 1.20 per cent), Hindalco Industries (down 1.16 per cent) and Hindustan Unilever (down 1.03 per cent) were trading in the red.