Stock market update: Nifty Bank index falls 0.04% in a weak market

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index traded negative around 11:25AM(IST)on Wednesday in a weak market.

IDFCBANK(up 4.25 per cent), Federal Bank(up 2.59 per cent), Bank of Baroda(up 2.08 per cent), AU Small Finance Bank(up 1.0 per cent) and Punjab National Bank(up 1.0 per cent) were among the top gainers.

HDFC Bank(down 1.09 per cent), ICICI Bank(down 0.17 per cent) and State Bank of India(down 0.1 per cent) were the top losers on the index.

The Nifty Bank index was down 0.04 per cent at 36148.7 at the time of writing this report.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 100.7 points at 16968.4, while the BSE Sensex was down 329.05 points at 56646.94.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 15 were trading in the green, while 35 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Zomato Ltd., IDFC First Bank and MRPL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Gallantt Ispat, Swaraj Suiting Ltd., GSS Infotech, Rajnandini Metal and Cupid Ltd hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while Zomato Ltd., Future Retail, Karda Const, Zee Learn and Future Enterprises (DVR)hit fresh 52-week lows in trade.