Stock market update: FMCG stocks down as market falls

NEW DELHI: FMCG shares closed higher in the Wednesday’s session.

DFM Foods(up 2.91%), Bajaj Consumer(up 2.79%), Zydus Wellness(up 1.75%), Mrs Bectors Food Specialities(up 1.74%), Jyothy Labs(up 1.07%), Tasty Bite Eatables(up 0.98%), Dodla Dairy(up 0.89%), Emami(up 0.80%), Nestle India(up 0.59%) and Britannia Industries(up 0.45%) stood among the top gainers.

Marico(down 2.50%), Vadilal Industries(down 2.45%), JHS Svendgaard Laboratories(down 2.17%), Umang Dairies(down 2.15%), Euro India Fresh Foods(down 2.13%), ADF Foods(down 1.85%), Godrej Consumer Products(down 1.42%), Parag Milk(down 1.21%), Varun Beverages(down 0.86%) and Prataap Snacks(down 0.77%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 9.65 points up at 17534.75, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 35.78 points at 58817.29.

Hindalco Industries(up 4.44%), UPL Ltd(up 2.16%), Coal India(up 2.07%),

Enterprises(up 2.03%), Tata Steel(up 1.87%), Tata Motors(up 1.56%), Bharti Airtel(up 1.55%), ICICI Bank(up 1.41%), Larsen & Toubro(up 1.39%) and Hero MotoCorp(up 1.37%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Bajaj Finance(down 2.63%), NTPC(down 2.29%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 1.98%), HCL Technologies(down 1.45%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 1.38%), Asian Paints(down 1.35%), Wipro(down 1.31%), UltraTech Cement(down 1.23%), State Bank of India(down 1.1%) and Infosys(down 1.05%) closed in the red.

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