Oil & Gas stocks are losing grounds on bourses, Indian Oil Corporation is contributing 76% to the downfall of the sectoral index.
HDFC is contributing 85% to BSE Bankex index losses. BSE Bankex is trading at 22519.37 levels down by 46.87 level or 0.21%.
The S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 27884.26 up 1.80 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8639.15 down 5.10 points. A total of 43 stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 11 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE.
The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.37% at 13012.87, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.03% at 13115.76.
Some buying activity is seen in Utilities, Realty, Healthcare, Telecom and Capital Goods while Oil & Gas, Information Technology, Finance and Auto are showing weakness on BSE.
Idea, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma, Grasim and Dr Reddy are among the gainers, whereas Auro Bindo, Tata Motor, Infratel, HCLTech and Wipro are losing sheen on NSE.
The INDIA VIX is up 2.88% at 16.46.