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Stock market update: Nifty Bank index advances 0.39%

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

Shares of Punjab National Bank(up 2.82 per cent), Axis Bank(up 2.06 per cent), AU Small Finance Bank(up 1.25 per cent), IDFCBANK(up 0.89 per cent) and ICICI Bank(up 0.66 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Bandhan Bank(down 1.67 per cent), HDFC Bank(down 0.34 per cent), Kotak Mahindra Bank(down 0.12 per cent) and IndusInd Bank(down 0.03 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Bank index closed 0.39 per cent up at 40574.0.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 103.0 points at 17936.35, while the BSE Sensex stood up 321.99 points at 60115.13.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 34 ended in the green, while 15 closed in the red.

Shares of

, YES Bank, JP Power,

and

were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

,

,

,

and Omax Autos hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

, Ameya Precision Engineers Ltd., JFL Life Sciences Ltd., Bombay Rayon and

hit their fresh 52-week lows.