Share market update: FMCG shares bullish; Jubilant Foodworks jumps over 3%

NEW DELHI: FMCG shares were trading in the positive zone with the Nifty FMCG index up 0.88 per cent at 30,351.4 on Thursday.

Shares of Jubilant Foodworks (up 3.50 per cent), Britannia Industries (up 3.17 per cent), Godrej Consumer Products (up 3.11 per cent) and Colgate-Palmolive (India) (up 2.62 per cent) were the top gainers in the index.

United Breweries (up 1.85 per cent), Dabur India (up 1.22 per cent), Godrej Industries (up 1.11 per cent) and ITC (up 0.53 per cent) too were trading in the green.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 48.85 points at 10,786.45 while BSE Sensex was up 161.16 points at 35,940.23 around 12:05 pm.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 34 were trading in the green, while 16 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, SBI, Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Vodafone Idea, Indian Oil Corp, Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, Bank of Baroda, BEL, SAIL, ITC, ONGC and BHEL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

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