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Share market update: Nifty energy index up; RIL gains 2%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Energy index advanced in Thursday’s afternoon session.

Shares of Reliance Industries (up 1.99 per cent), Indian Oil Corporation (up 1.11 per cent), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (up 0.6 per cent) and Tata Power Company (up 0.45 per cent) were among the top gainers.

While Power Grid Corporation of India (down 0.35 per cent), NTPC (down 0.22 per cent) and Adani Transmissions (down 0.06 per cent) were the top losers in the index.

The Nifty Energy index was trading 0.93 per cent up at 16105.25 around 03:12 pm.

Benchmark NSE Nifty 50 index was up 33.70 points at 12255.35, while the BSE Sensex was up 118.06 points at 41676.63.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 28 were trading in the green, while 22 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, Tata Motors, JSPL, SBI, SAIL, Bank of Baroda, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Tata Steel and Ashok Leyland were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Source: Economic Times