NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index closed positive on Thursday.
Shares of Axis Bank (+1.36 percent), Bandhan Bank (+1.1%), AU Small Finance Bank (+1.03 percent), Kotak Mahindra Bank (+1.0 percent) and Bank of Baroda (+ 0.91 percent) ended the day as the top riders in the pack.
On the other hand, Punjab National Bank (0.69 percent) and ICICI Bank (0.07 percent) finished as the biggest losers of the day.
The Nifty Bank index closed 0.43 percent higher at 41299.3.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended with 80.6 points at 17736.95, while the BSE Sensex rose 212.88 points at 59756.84.
Of the 50 stocks in the Nifty Index, 36 finished in the green and 13 in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, PNB, , and were among the most traded stocks on the NSE.
Bharat Bijlee, SJVN and Trans & Rectif hit their new 52-week highs in today’s trading, while NMDC, , , FSN E-Comm(Nykaa) hit their new 52-week lows.