Share market update: Bank shares gain; YES Bank among top performers
NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.32 per cent at 27,074.20 around 12:35 pm on Thursday with most of its components trading in the green.
Bank of Baroda (up 0.47 per cent), Axis Bank (up 0.29 per cent) and State Bank of India (up 0.29 per cent) too were trading higher.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 76.35 points at 10,806.2 while the BSE Sensex was up 258.83 points at 35,908.77.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 35 were trading in the green, while 15 were in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, Indian Oil Corp, Infosys, Bank of Baroda, Vedanta, RIL, SBI, BEL, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank and SAIL were among the most traded securities on the NSE.