NEW DELHI: Shares of Steel Authority of India (SAIL) (number of shares traded: 0.30 crore), NHPC (0.24 crore) and Sun Pharma (0.21 crore) were trading as the most active stocks in terms of volume on NSE in morning trade on Wednesday.
Shares of Punjab National Bank (0.15 crore), YES Bank (0.15 crore), Ashok Leyland (0.14 crore), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (0.10 crore), Bank of Baroda (0.10 crore), State Bank of India (0.10 crore), DLF (0.09 crore), Bharti Airtel (0.08 crore) and Idea Cellular (0.08 crore) also joined the league of most traded stocks.
Equity benchmark Nifty50 opened on a flat note at 10,531 on Wednesday, down 0.45 points against its previous close. On the other hand, BSE Sensex opened 76.71 points, or 0.23 per cent, up at 34,087.32, marking its fresh record high.
The NSE Nifty index was trading 7 points up at 10,538, while BSE Sensex was up 74 points at 34,084 around 09:40 am (IST).
In the Nifty index, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Cipla, NTPC, Aurobindo Pharma, Tata Motors, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Power Grid Corporation of India were trading among the top gainers.
On the other hand, UltraTech Cement, Bosch, ICICI Bank, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Ambuja Cements and Indian Oil Corporation were trading among the losers.
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