Stock market update: Nifty Realty index advances 0.94% in a weak market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Realty index traded positive around 10:19AM(IST)on Thursday in a weak market.

Macrotech Developers(up 6.12 per cent), Sunteck Realty(up 3.81 per cent), Indiabulls Real Estate(up 0.58 per cent), SOBHA(up 0.54 per cent) and Brigade Enterprises(up 0.42 per cent) were among the top gainers.

Prestige Estates Projects(down 0.29 per cent) and Phoenix Mills(down 0.15 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Realty index was up 0.94 per cent at 401.5 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 99.5 points at 17351.4, while the BSE Sensex was down 373.74 points at 59037.34.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 12 were trading in the green, while 38 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Rail Vikas Nigam, Suzlon Energy, Vodafone Idea and PNB were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of NMDC Steel Ltd., Spectrum Electrical, Perfect Infraenginee, Soma Textiles and Abhishek Integrations Ltd. hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Shanti Overseas(Ind, Viaz Tyres Ltd., SVP Global, Agarwal Float Glass India Ltd. and SMVD Poly Pack hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.