Stock market update: Nifty Bank index advances 0.15% in a weak market

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index traded positive around 10:34AM(IST)on Tuesday in a weak market.

State Bank of India(up 0.75 per cent), Kotak Mahindra Bank(up 0.63 per cent), Bandhan Bank(up 0.49 per cent) and IndusInd Bank(up 0.23 per cent) were among the top gainers.

IDFCBANK(down 0.84 per cent), Punjab National Bank(down 0.82 per cent), AU Small Finance Bank(down 0.48 per cent), Axis Bank(down 0.34 per cent) and Federal Bank(down 0.24 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Bank index was up 0.15 per cent at 34300.0 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 53.8 points at 16160.9, while the BSE Sensex was down 141.72 points at 54146.89.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 17 were trading in the green, while 33 were in the red.

Shares of GMR Infra, Zomato Ltd.,

, YES Bank and SAIL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Venus Pipes & Tubes Ltd., Delhivery Ltd.,

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and

hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Debock Sales & Mktg,

,

,

and Sonu

. hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.