Stock market update: Nifty Bank index advances 0.88%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index closed on a positive note on Thursday.

Shares of IDFCBANK(up 2.06 per cent), AU Small Finance Bank(up 1.93 per cent), ICICI Bank(up 1.83 per cent), Bank of Baroda(up 1.05 per cent) and IndusInd Bank(up 0.94 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Bandhan Bank(down 1.23 per cent) and Punjab National Bank(down 0.17 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Bank index closed 0.88 per cent up at 33135.0.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 143.35 points at 15556.65, while the BSE Sensex stood up 443.19 points at 52265.72.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 44 ended in the green, while 6 closed in the red.

Shares of

,

,

,

Ltd. and SAIL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Rachana Infrastructure Ltd., Globesecure Technologies Ltd.,

, Globe Intl. Carriers and

hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Star Health, Maha Rashtra,

,

and

hit their fresh 52-week lows.