NEW DELHI: Metal shares were trading lower in Tuesday’s session.
Shares of APL Apollo Tubes (down 3.78 per cent) , Hindustan Copper (down 2.96 per cent) , NMDC Ltd (down 2.59 per cent) , Tata Steel (down 2.43 per cent) , MOIL (down 2.38 per cent) , VEDL (down 2.27 per cent) , Coal India (down 2.13 per cent) , Jindal Steel & Power (down 1.21 per cent) , JSW Steel (down 1.11 per cent) , Welspun Corp (down 0.96 per cent) , National Aluminium Company (down 0.9 per cent) and Hindalco Industries (down 0.75 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Metal index was trading 1.63 per cent down at 2024.7 around 02:04PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 10.55 points at 10753.1, while the BSE Sensex was up 6.06 points at 36493.34.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 21 were trading in the green, while 29 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, BHEL, Tata Motors, NBCC , SAIL, SBI, RBL Bank Ltd., ICICI Bank, M&M Financial and IDFC First Bank Ltd. were among the most traded shares on the NSE.