Stock market update: Nifty Bank index advances 0.23%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index closed on a positive note on Monday.

Shares of Federal Bank(up 1.89 per cent), ICICI Bank(up 0.74 per cent), HDFC Bank(up 0.64 per cent), Axis Bank(up 0.18 per cent) and AU Small Finance Bank(up 0.08 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Bandhan Bank(down 1.68 per cent), RBLBANK(down 1.64 per cent), IDFCBANK(down 1.13 per cent), State Bank of India(down 0.67 per cent) and Punjab National Bank(down 0.66 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Bank index closed 0.23 per cent up at 37685.6.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 69.65 points at 17206.65, while the BSE Sensex stood down 149.38 points at 57683.59.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 11 ended in the green, while 39 closed in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, JP Power, Suzlon Energy, Adani Power and YES Bank were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Richa Info Systems Ltd., Chalet Hotels, Linc Pen Plast, Agri-Tech(India)and Linde India hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Dhani Ibull Ventures, Atal Realtech, SORIL Infra Resourc, Indiabulls Intgrtd and Bliss GVS Pharma hit their fresh 52-week lows.

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