Stock market update: Mining stocks down as market falls

Feb 28, 2024

NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed lower in the Wednesday’s session.

Oriental Trimex Ltd.(up 4.51%) and Aro Granite Industries Ltd.(up 0.47%) stood among the top gainers.

Lexus Granito(India)Ltd.(down 5.72%), Sandur Manganese & Iron Ores Ltd.(down 4.44%), Madhav Marbles & Granites Ltd.(down 3.07%), KIOCL Ltd.(down 2.92%), MOIL Ltd.(down 2.87%), The Orissa Minerals Development Company Ltd.(down 2.78%), Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.(down 2.64%), 20 Microns Ltd.(down 2.55%), Ashapura Minechem Ltd.(down 1.87%) and Coal India Ltd.(down 1.64%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 247.2 points down at 21951.15, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed down 790.34 points at 72304.88.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd.(up 0.68%), Infosys Ltd.(up 0.46%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.(up 0.36%) and Bharti Airtel Ltd.(up 0.12%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.(down 4.43%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd.(down 3.91%), Eicher Motors Ltd.(down 3.48%), Bajaj Auto Ltd.(down 3.25%), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.(down 3.03%), IndusInd Bank Ltd.(down 2.94%), Wipro Ltd.(down 2.59%), Adani Enterprises Ltd.(down 2.53%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.(down 2.52%) and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.(down 2.51%) closed in the red.

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