PSU Stocks Lead Nifty 50 Gainers On Thursday

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PSU Stocks Lead Nifty 50 Gainers On Thursday

Benzinga - In Thursday’s trading session, the NIFTY 50 index witnessed a mixed bag of performances. The top gainer of the day was BPCL, while Bharti Airtel (NS: BRTI ) trailed as the biggest loser.

The top performer, BPCL, saw its stock price surge to ₹587.80, marking a significant increase of 3.73% from its last close at ₹566.65. Following closely behind was fellow PSU stock NTPC (NS: NTPC ), which also had a strong showing. The stock closed at ₹325.0, up by 3.62% from its previous close at ₹313.65.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
BPCL ₹587.80 ₹566.65 3.73%
NTPC ₹325.0 ₹313.65 3.62%
Power Grid (NS: PGRD ) Corporation of India ₹273.75 ₹264.65 3.44%
Tata Steel (NS: TISC ) ₹150.10 ₹145.65 3.06%
Coal India (NS: COAL ) ₹432.05 ₹419.5 2.99%

Another notable gainer was Power Grid Corporation of India, which saw its stock price rise by 3.44% to ₹273.75, up from its last close at ₹264.65. Steel major, Tata Steel, also had a good day at the market, with its stock price rising by 3.06% to ₹150.10 from its last close at ₹145.65.

Completing the list of top five gainers was Coal India, which saw its stock price increase by 2.99% to ₹432.05, up from its last close at ₹419.5.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Bharti Airtel ₹1220.80 ₹1231.80 -0.89%
HDFC Life Insurance (NS: HDFL ) Company ₹622.25 ₹626.40 -0.66%
ONGC (NS: ONGC ) ₹262.95 ₹263.85 -0.34%
Maruti Suzuki (NS: MRTI ) ₹11908.15 ₹11941.15 -0.28%
ICICI Bank (NS: ICBK ) ₹1081.80 ₹1084.50 -0.25%

On the flip side, the biggest loser of the day was Bharti Airtel, with its stock price dropping by 0.89% to ₹1,220.80 from its last close at ₹1,231.80. Other underperformers included HDFC Life Insurance Company, which saw a minor dip of 0.66% to ₹622.25 from its last close at ₹626.40, and ONGC, which slipped by 0.34% to ₹262.95 from its last close at ₹263.85.

Auto major, Maruti Suzuki, also saw a slight decrease of 0.28% in its stock price to ₹11,908.15 from its last close at ₹11,941.15. Similarly, ICICI Bank experienced a minor drop of 0.25% to ₹1,081.80 from its last close at ₹1,084.50.

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