Stock market update: Fertilisers stocks down as market rises

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NEW DELHI: Fertilisers shares closed higher in the Tuesday’s session.
& Petrochemicals(up 5.00%), Agro Phos(up 4.99%), Aries Agro(up 4.84%), Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chem(up 4.09%) and Southern Petrochemicals Industries(up 3.34%) stood among the top gainers.

Madhya Bharat Agro Products(down 5.00%), Sikko Industries(down 4.59%),

& Fertilizers(down 3.14%),

& Fertilizers(down 1.82%),

& Chemicals(down 1.56%), Fertilizers & Chemicals Tranvancore(down 1.14%), Madras Fertlizers(down 0.97%), National Fertilizer(down 0.74%),

Fertilizers (down 0.59%) and

& Fertilizers(down 0.47%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 5.4 points up at 17345.45, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 20.86 points at 58136.36.

IndusInd Bank(up 2.61%), Asian Paints(up 2.15%), NTPC(up 1.95%), Maruti Suzuki(up 1.88%), Power Grid Corporation of India(up 1.67%), Hindustan Unilever(up 1.63%), State Bank of India(up 1.56%), Kotak Mahindra Bank(up 1.55%), JSW Steel(up 1.49%) and Grasim Industries(up 1.37%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, UPL Ltd(down 3.62%), Hero MotoCorp(down 2.44%), SBI Life(down 2.14%), Britannia Industries(down 1.75%), Tech Mahindra(down 1.62%), HDFC LIFE INSURANCE(down 1.38%), Hindalco Industries(down 1.32%), HDFC(down 1.28%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 1.23%) and Larsen & Toubro(down 1.19%) closed in the red.