Stock market update: Infra stocks jump; Noida Tollbridge leaps over 9%


Shares of most infrastructure companies were trading in green in Thursday’s afternoon session.

Noida Tollbridge (up 9.57 per cent), Jaypee Infratech (up 9.09 per cent), Supreme Infrastructure India (up 4.76 per cent), Reliance InfrastructureNSE 0.94 % (up 3.90 per cent), IRB Infrastructure Developers (up 3.45 per cent) and MEP (up 2.77 per cent) gained up to 10 per cent.

Shares of BF Utilities (up 2.50 per cent), HG Infra (up 1.03 per cent), GMR Infrastructure (up 1.02 per cent), PNC Infratech (up 0.86 per cent) and JITF Infralogistics (up 0.72 per cent) too were trading with gains.

Gayatri Highways (down 11.11 per cent), SKIL Infrastructure (down 4.63 per cent) Madhucon Projects (down 4.08 per cent) were among the top losers.

The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 17.10 points down at 10,827.55, the 30-share BSE Sensex was down 142.95 points at 36,581.79 at around 01:01 pm.

Tata Motors (up 5.30 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 4.88 per cent), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation (up 4.79 per cent), Coal India (up 4.61 per cent) and Indian Oil Corporation (up 3.82 per cent) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Housing Development Finance Corporation (down 2.72 per cent), ICICI Bank (down 1.95 per cent), HCL Technologies (down 1.55 per cent), Hindustan Unilever (down 1.42 per cent) and Kotak Mahindra BankNSE 2.23 % (down 1.22 per cent) were trading in red.