Share market update: Metal shares mixed; Jindal Steel & Power up 2%

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NEW DELHI: Metal shares were trading flat with the Nifty Metal index trading 0.1 per cent up at 3,368.45 around 12:10 pm on Monday.

Shares of Jindal Steel & Power (up 2.11 per cent), Vedanta (up 1.99 per cent), Jindal Stainless (Hisar) (up 1.36 per cent) and National Aluminium Company (up 1.19 per cent) were the top performers in the metal pack.

APL Apollo Tubes (down 1.42 per cent), JSW Steel (down 1.32 per cent), Hindalco Industries (down 0.93 per cent) and Steel Authority of India (SAIL) (down 0.92 per cent) were among the top losers in the index.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 46.85 points at 10,350.4 while BSE Sensex was up 173.87 points at 34,489.5 at that time. Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 26 were trading in the green, while 24 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Idea Cellular, ICICI Bank, SBI, Bank of Baroda, Vedanta, Ashok Leyland, RIL, ITC, L&T Fin Holding, Tata Motors, Axis Bank, DLF and Infosys were among the most traded stocks on the NSE.

Source: Economic Times