Stock market update: FMCG stocks down as market falls

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NEW DELHI: FMCG stocks were trading lower on Wednesday at 10:19AM

Hatsun Agro Product Ltd(up 0.82%), Euro India Fresh Foods(up 0.60%), Heritage Foods(up 0.51%), Hind.Foods(up 0.47%), Prataap Snacks(up 0.38%), Hindustan Unilever(up 0.14%), Emami(up 0.09%) and Colgate Palmolive(India)(up 0.02%) were among the top gainers.

Future Consumer(down 2.50%), Umang Dairies(down 2.30%), Parag Milk(down 2.19%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(down 1.68%), Marico(down 1.65%), Nakoda Group(down 1.52%), Dabur India(down 1.36%), Dangee Dums(down 1.24%), Nestle India(down 1.16%) and Mrs Bectors Food Specialities(down 1.13%) were among the top losers.

The NSE Nifty50 index was trading 183.45 points down at 15455.35, while the 30-share BSE Sensex was down 549.0 points at 51983.07 at around 10:19AM.

Hero MotoCorp(up 1.15%), Maruti Suzuki(up 0.93%), Bajaj Auto(up 0.93%) and Hindustan Unilever(up 0.14%) were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, JSW Steel(down 5.41%), Hindalco Industries(down 5.01%), UPL Ltd(down 4.98%), Tata Steel(down 3.63%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(down 3.38%), Tech Mahindra(down 2.96%), Bajaj Finserv(down 2.86%), IndusInd Bank(down 2.69%), Titan Company Ltd(down 2.65%) and Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(down 2.5%) were trading in the red.