Stock market update: FMCG stocks down as market falls

NEW DELHI: FMCG shares closed lower in the Thursday’s session.

Marico(up 1.41%), Euro India Fresh Foods(up 1.13%), Prataap Snacks(up 1.11%), Heritage Foods(up 0.75%), Britannia Industries(up 0.57%), Godrej Consumer Products(up 0.38%), Nestle India(up 0.20%) and TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(up 0.01%) stood among the top gainers.

Tasty Bite Eatables(down 2.44%), Hatsun Agro Product Ltd(down 1.99%), Dodla Dairy(down 1.85%), Jyothy Labs(down 1.80%), Bajaj Consumer(down 1.74%), Nakoda Group(down 1.56%), Colgate Palmolive(India)(down 1.26%), ADF Foods(down 1.17%), Dangee Dums(down 1.14%) and Hindustan Unilever(down 0.96%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 109.25 points down at 17014.35, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 390.58 points at 57235.33.

HCL Technologies(up 3.16%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 1.34%), Coal India(up 1.06%), Tata Motors(up 0.62%), Britannia Industries(up 0.57%), Grasim Industries(up 0.48%), Eicher Motors(up 0.38%), Hindalco Industries(up 0.34%), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 0.32%) and Reliance Industries(up 0.32%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Wipro(down 7.07%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 2.38%), State Bank of India(down 2.31%), SBI Life(down 2.0%), Larsen & Toubro(down 1.84%), ICICI Bank(down 1.7%), UPL Ltd(down 1.44%), Asian Paints(down 1.21%), HDFC Bank(down 1.15%) and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 1.14%) closed in the red.

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