Stock market update: Mining stocks down as market falls

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

Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 1.36%), NMDC Ltd(up 1.16%), KIOCL(up 0.86%), Coal India(up 0.56%), MOIL(up 0.12%) and Ashapura Minechem(up 0.09%) stood among the top gainers.

20 Microns(down 2.65%),

Dvpt Corporation(down 2.28%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(down 1.94%), Pokarna(down 1.83%), Oriental Trimex(down 0.30%) and Aro Granite Industries(down 0.21%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 82.5 points down at 17522.45, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 310.71 points at 58774.72.

Shree Cement(up 1.71%), Divis Laboratories(up 1.12%), Hindalco Industries(up 0.91%), Eicher Motors(up 0.89%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(up 0.78%), Grasim Industries(up 0.78%), SBI Life(up 0.74%), Coal India(up 0.56%), Dr Reddys Laboratories(up 0.47%) and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(up 0.4%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 2.43%), Bajaj Finance(down 1.81%), Power Grid Corporation of India(down 1.37%), Infosys(down 1.26%), NTPC(down 1.18%), Tata Consultancy(down 1.14%), Cipla(down 1.12%), IndusInd Bank(down 1.08%),

Enterprises(down 1.0%) and Axis Bank(down 0.91%) closed in the red.

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