Stock market update: Mining stocks mixed as market rises

NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed higher in the Tuesday’s session.

Pokarna(up 4.45%), Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 3.72%), Ashapura Minechem(up 1.56%), MOIL(up 0.79%), Coal India(up 0.58%) and NMDC Ltd(up 0.07%) stood among the top gainers.

Oriental Trimex(down 3.45%), 20 Microns(down 1.42%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(down 1.30%), Gujarat Mineral Dvpt Corporation(down 1.19%), Aro Granite Industries(down 0.74%) and KIOCL(down 0.09%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 197.9 points up at 17315.5, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 696.81 points at 57989.3.

Tech Mahindra(up 3.95%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(up 3.14%), Tata Motors(up 2.9%), Reliance Industries(up 2.58%), Indian Oil Corporation(up 2.25%), JSW Steel(up 2.23%), ITC(up 2.15%), Tata Consultancy(up 2.05%), Bajaj Finserv(up 1.94%) and Bajaj Auto(up 1.88%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Hindustan Unilever(down 2.81%), Nestle India(down 2.5%), Britannia Industries(down 2.44%), Cipla(down 1.69%), Divis Laboratories(down 0.17%), Tata Steel(down 0.07%), Shree Cement(down 0.07%) and NTPC(down 0.04%) closed in the red.

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