Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs on NSE were: Happiest Minds Technologies, HDFC Bank, Indian Energy Exchange; Orchid Pharma, Kajaria Ceramics, Anant Raj Global, Sundaram Brake Linings, Tata Steel Long Products, JBM Auto, Emco Ltd, Greenpanel Industries and Eris Lifesciences.
Overall, 9 shares were trading in green in Nifty50 index, while 41 were trading in red in the afternoon trade.
In the Nifty 50 index, UPL , HDFC Bank, Wipro, Nestle India and RIL were among top gainers, while Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Hindalco Inds., ONGC and Bajaj Finance were trading in red.
The BSE Sensex was trading 265.67 points down at 48769.00. Traders were seen piling up position in Diversified, Gems and Jewellery, InvIT, Banks and FMCG sectors, while selling were visible in Electric/Electronics, Learning & Education, Trading, Metals – Ferrous and Airlines sectors.