Share market update: Power shares gain; BHEL climbs nearly 3%

NEW DELHI: Power shares were trading higher with the S&P BSE Power index up 0.56 per cent at 1972.24 on Tuesday.

Shares of Bharat Heavy Electricals (up 2.95 per cent), Suzlon Energy (up 1.32 per cent), Adani Transmission (up 1.24 per cent) and Reliance Infrastructure (up 0.99 per cent) were trading with gains.

NTPC (up 0.79 per cent), Power Grid Corporation of India (up 0.70 per cent) and Siemens (up 0.57 per cent) too were the top gainers in the index.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 34.85 points at 10,853.5 while BSE Sensex was down 121.17 points at 36,148.9.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 22 were trading in the green, while 28 were in the red.

Shares of Reliance Communications, PC Jeweller, JP Associates, Infibeam Avenues, PNB, YES Bank, Suzlon Energy, IDFC Bank, Union Bank India, Bank of India, PFC, BHEL, Tata Motors, Vakrangee, Kwality and Bharti Infratel were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

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