Stock market update: Nifty Realty index falls 2.14%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Realty index closed on a negative note on Thursday.

Shares of Indiabulls Real Estate(up 3.56 per cent) and Prestige Estates Projects(up 0.33 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Godrej Properties(down 4.27 per cent), Oberoi Realty(down 3.35 per cent), Phoenix Mills(down 2.09 per cent), Macrotech Developers(down 1.91 per cent) and Brigade Enterprises(down 1.69 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Realty index closed 2.14 per cent down at 385.5.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 359.1 points at 15808.0, while the BSE Sensex stood down 1158.08 points at 52930.31.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 1 ended in the green, while 49 closed in the red.

Shares of

, Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Ibull Housing Fin and IDFC First Bank were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Empyrean Cashews Ltd., Avro India, AVSL Industries, Kohinoor Foods and Madhya Bharat Agro hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Bhartiya Intnl, Venus Remedies, PNB, Birla Tyres and OrientalAromatics hit their fresh 52-week lows.