Stock market update: Fertilisers stocks up as market falls

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NEW DELHI: Fertilisers stocks were trading higher on Friday at 10:45AM

Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals(up 7.50%), Khaitan Chemicals & Fertilizers(up 4.04%), Agro Phos(up 3.07%), Madras Fertlizers(up 2.48%), Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers(up 1.50%), Fertilizers & Chemicals Tranvancore(up 1.33%), Southern Petrochemicals Industries(up 1.11%), National Fertilizer(up 0.70%), Coromandel International(up 0.49%) and Aries Agro(up 0.34%) were among the top gainers.

Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chem(down 4.58%), Madhya Bharat Agro Products(down 1.84%), Sikko Industries(down 1.12%), KRISHANA(down 0.98%), Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers (down 0.77%), G S F C(down 0.42%) and Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers(down 0.30%) were among the top losers.

The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 90.8 points down at 18167.0, while the 30-share BSE Sensex was down 360.22 points at 60875.08 at around 10:45AM.

TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(up 4.63%), Indian Oil Corporation(up 1.49%), Larsen & Toubro(up 0.97%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(up 0.96%), UltraTech Cement(up 0.96%), NTPC(up 0.52%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(up 0.49%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(up 0.35%), SBI Life(up 0.27%) and Power Grid Corporation of India(up 0.26%) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Axis Bank(down 3.2%), HCL Technologies(down 2.8%), Asian Paints(down 2.7%), UPL Ltd(down 1.99%), HDFC(down 1.77%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 1.52%), Wipro(down 1.36%), IndusInd Bank(down 1.25%), Dr Reddys Laboratories(down 1.23%) and Hindustan Unilever(down 1.23%) were trading in the red.