Stock Sectors: Stock Update: Mining stocks rise as the market rises

NEW DELHI: Mining stocks closed higher during Friday’s session.

The Orissa Minerals Development Company Ltd. (up 3.18%), MOIL Ltd. (up 2.27%), Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (up 1.65%), Coal India Ltd. (up 1.34%), NMDC Ltd. (up 0.95%), Ashapura Minechem Ltd. (up 0.80%), 20 Microns Ltd. (up 0.69%), KIOCL Ltd. ( an increase of 0.53%) and Lexus Granito(India) Ltd. (an increase of 0.50%).

Madhav Marbles & Granites Ltd. (down 1.95%), Oriental Trimex Ltd. (down 1.23%), Aro Granite Industries Ltd. (down 1.16%), Pokarna Ltd. (down 0, 49%) and Sandur Manganese & Iron Ores Ltd. (down 0.24%) were among the biggest losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended the session up 97.71 points at 22,055.2, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 260.3 points at 72,664.47.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (up 4.48%), NTPC Ltd. (up 2.74%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (up 2.57%), Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (up 2 .37%), JSW Steel Ltd. (up 2.29%), Asian Paints Ltd. (up 2.26%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (up 2.02%), Eicher Motors Ltd. (up 1.97%), ITC Ltd. (up 1.95%) and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (up 1.89%) were among the top gainers in the Nifty set. Meanwhile, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (down 1.68%), Cipla Ltd. (down 1.42%), LTIMindtree Ltd. (down 1.09%), Infosys Ltd. (down 1.02%) ), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (down 0.93%), Wipro Ltd. (down 0.89%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (down 0.89%), Shriram Finance Ltd. (down 0, 71%), HDFC Bank Ltd. (down 0.67%) and Tech Mahindra Ltd. (down 0.67%) 0.38%) closed in the red.