NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed lower in the Thursday’s session.
Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 2.66%), Gujarat Mineral Dvpt Corporation(up 2.39%), 20 Microns(up 1.89%), MOIL(up 0.72%) and Aro Granite Industries(up 0.24%) stood among the top gainers.
Oriental Trimex(down 4.41%), Pokarna(down 1.78%), Ashapura Minechem(down 1.52%), KIOCL(down 0.83%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(down 0.50%), NMDC Ltd(down 0.26%) and Coal India(down 0.02%) were among the top losers of the day.
The NSE Nifty50 index ended 164.8 points down at 17589.6, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 541.81 points at 59806.28.
Tata Steel(up 1.6%), Larsen & Toubro(up 1.03%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprises(up 0.96%), Bharti Airtel(up 0.89%), Axis Bank(up 0.8%), JSW Steel(up 0.71%), Cipla(up 0.51%), NTPC(up 0.34%), Hindalco Industries(up 0.27%) and Nestle India(up 0.09%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.
On the other hand, Adani Enterprises(down 4.24%), Mahindra & Mahindra(down 3.24%), SBI Life(down 2.88%), Reliance Industries(down 2.4%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 2.08%), Bajaj Finserv(down 2.05%), ICICI Bank(down 1.85%), Eicher Motors(down 1.8%), Maruti Suzuki(down 1.75%) and Tech Mahindra(down 1.7%) closed in the red.