Stock market update: FMCG stocks down as market rises

NEW DELHI: FMCG shares closed higher in the Friday’s session.

Euro India Fresh Foods(up 1.52%), Hindustan Unilever(up 1.27%), Zydus Wellness(up 1.24%), Marico(up 1.03%), Nestle India(up 0.79%), Gillette India(up 0.78%), Dabur India(up 0.76%), Godrej Consumer Products(up 0.75%), Umang Dairies(up 0.65%) and Britannia Industries(up 0.41%) stood among the top gainers.

Nakoda Group(down 5.00%), Vadilal Industries(down 2.76%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(down 1.74%), Dangee Dums(down 1.73%), Bajaj Consumer(down 1.67%), DFM Foods(down 1.38%), Hatsun Agro Product Ltd(down 1.34%), JHS Svendgaard Laboratories(down 1.33%), Tasty Bite Eatables(down 1.15%) and Hindustan Foods(down 1.01%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 114.2 points up at 16719.45, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 390.28 points at 56072.23.

UltraTech Cement(up 5.35%), Grasim Industries(up 3.87%), UPL Ltd(up 2.84%), HDFC(up 2.39%), HDFC Bank(up 2.33%), Eicher Motors(up 2.16%), Axis Bank(up 2.12%), ICICI Bank(up 1.79%), Shree Cement(up 1.65%) and Titan Company Ltd(up 1.59%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Infosys(down 1.74%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(down 1.74%), NTPC(down 1.26%), Power Grid Corporation of India(down 1.08%), JSW Steel(down 0.87%), Wipro(down 0.76%), Coal India(down 0.76%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(down 0.74%), IndusInd Bank(down 0.6%) and

Enterprises(down 0.6%) closed in the red.

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