Stock market update: Mining stocks up as market falls

NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed lower in the Friday’s session.

Ashapura Minechem(up 10.00%), Pokarna(up 5.30%), Lexus Granito(up 4.95%), KIOCL(up 4.76%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(up 4.61%), Aro Granite Industries(up 3.72%), Oriental Trimex(up 2.85%), 20 Microns(up 1.86%) and Coal India(up 0.99%) stood among the top gainers.

Dvpt Corporation(down 4.27%), MOIL(down 3.34%) and NMDC Ltd(down 1.09%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 25.85 points down at 15782.15, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 136.69 points at 52793.62.

Tata Motors(up 8.6%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(up 3.82%), Mahindra & Mahindra(up 2.8%), Hindustan Unilever(up 2.59%), ITC(up 2.25%), UPL Ltd(up 2.17%), Titan Company Ltd(up 2.11%), Eicher Motors(up 2.01%), Hero MotoCorp(up 2.0%) and Britannia Industries(up 1.92%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Hindalco Industries(down 4.4%), JSW Steel(down 3.9%), State Bank of India(down 3.89%), NTPC(down 2.96%), ICICI Bank(down 2.65%), Bharti Airtel(down 2.2%), Axis Bank(down 2.11%), Maruti Suzuki(down 2.09%), Bajaj Finserv(down 1.89%) and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 1.88%) closed in the red.