NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed lower in the Wednesday’s session.
Orissa Minerals Development Company(up 5.00%), Lexus Granito(up 4.95%), 20 Microns(up 2.22%), NMDC Ltd(up 1.27%), KIOCL(up 0.86%), Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 0.48%) and Coal India(up 0.28%) stood among the top gainers.
Oriental Trimex(down 3.20%),
Dvpt Corporation(down 2.60%), Ashapura Minechem(down 1.78%), Pokarna(down 0.71%), MOIL(down 0.71%) and Aro Granite Industries(down 0.48%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 66.3 points down at 18003.75, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 224.11 points at 60346.97.
IndusInd Bank(up 4.46%), NTPC(up 2.96%), Power Grid Corporation of India(up 2.54%), State Bank of India(up 2.46%), Kotak Mahindra Bank(up 1.63%), Tata Steel(up 1.3%), Hindalco Industries(up 1.23%), Bajaj Finserv(up 1.15%), Bajaj Finance(up 1.08%) and HDFC Bank(up 1.03%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Infosys(down 4.5%), Tata Consultancy(down 3.37%), Tech Mahindra(down 2.85%), HCL Technologies(down 2.45%), Larsen & Toubro(down 1.88%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(down 1.82%), SBI Life(down 1.59%), Wipro(down 1.5%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(down 1.44%) and Tata Motors(down 1.44%) closed in the red.