Basic materials stocks gain | Trade Standard News

Basic materials stocks were trading in the positive zone, with the S&P BSE Basic Materials Index rising 37.04 points or 0.64% to 5838.43 at 09:50 IST.

Among the constituents of the S&P BSE Basic Materials Index, Hil Ltd (+8.14%), Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd (+5.33%), Mangalam Organics Ltd (+4.87%), Dharamsi Morarji Chemicals Co Ltd (+4.82%), Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals Corp Ltd (up 4.5%) was the main gainer. Other winners included Mukand Ltd (+4.2%), Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd (+3.9%), Pennar Industries Ltd (+3.65%), Surya Roshni Ltd (+3.38%) and Greenply Industries Ltd (+3.37%).

In contrast, Rallis India Ltd (down 5.14%), Steel Exchange India Ltd (down 4.99%) and Sagar Cements Ltd (down 3.07%) declined.

As of 09:50 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 192.78 or 0.32% at 59906.04.

The Nifty 50 index fell 42.7 points or 0.24% to 17895.7.

The S&P BSE Small-Cap Index rose 180.08 points or 0.59% to 30731.23.

The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index rose 19.44 points or 0.21% to 9077.32.

On the BSE, 1890 shares were trading green, 1042 were trading red and 94 were unchanged.

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