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Stock market update: FMCG stocks up as market rises

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

Mrs Bectors Food Specialities(up 6.30%), Euro India Fresh Foods(up 3.76%), Varun Beverages(up 3.07%), Future Consumer(up 2.78%), Godrej Consumer Products(up 2.63%), Heritage Foods(up 2.31%), Gillette India(up 1.57%), Nakoda Group(up 1.38%), Hatsun Agro Product Ltd(up 1.22%) and Emami(up 1.11%) were among the top gainers.

Prataap Snacks(down 1.37%), Marico(down 1.20%), ADF Foods(down 0.79%), Vadilal Industries(down 0.75%), Umang Dairies(down 0.71%), Dangee Dums(down 0.33%), Jyothy Labs(down 0.29%), Zydus Wellness(down 0.27%) and Britannia Industries(down 0.23%) were among the top losers.

The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 50.65 points up at 17432.65, while the 30-share BSE Sensex was up 193.24 points at 58492.04 at around 10:45AM.

UltraTech Cement(up 2.64%), Grasim Industries(up 1.67%), ICICI Bank(up 1.66%), Bharti Airtel(up 1.48%), Wipro(up 1.23%), Shree Cement(up 1.13%), Infosys(up 1.09%), State Bank of India(up 1.04%), Divis Laboratories(up 1.02%) and HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(up 0.93%) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Hindalco Industries(down 1.2%), Reliance Industries(down 1.1%), Maruti Suzuki(down 0.94%), Hero MotoCorp(down 0.8%), Eicher Motors(down 0.55%), IndusInd Bank(down 0.5%), Cipla(down 0.48%),

Enterprises(down 0.41%), Power Grid Corporation of India(down 0.41%) and Britannia Industries(down 0.37%) were trading in the red.