Budget 2020

Stock market update: SmallCap stocks rise; Repco Home Finance zooms 20%

NEW DELHI: SmallCap stocks were trading higher at 02:55PM (IST) on Thursday.

Shares of Repco Home Finance (up 20.0 per cent), Central Bank of India (up 19.96 per cent), Indian Overseas Bank (up 19.95 per cent), GMM Pfaudler (up 16.15 per cent) and NBCC (India) (up 12.71 per cent) were among the top gainers.

While Clariant Chemiclas (India) (down 9.27 per cent), Shilpa Medicare (down 8.54 per cent), Jubilant Pharmova (down 6.07 per cent), Ramkrishna Forgings (down 5.99 per cent) and Arman Financial Serv (down 5.98 per cent) were the top losers in the index.

The S&P BSE SmallCap index was trading 0.81 per cent up at 20043.57 around 02:55PM.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 74.60 points at 15134.3, while the BSE Sensex was down 332.73 points at 51371.1.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 25 were trading in the green, while 25 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, Central Bank of India, , PNB and BHEL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of The New India Assurance, Central Bank of India IOB, Bank of Baroda and NBCC hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Chandrima Mercantiles, Terrascope Ventures, Sanwaria Consumer, Elegant Floriculture & Agrotech (I), Interactive Financial Services, Suncare Traders, Vani Commercials, Padmanabh Industries, Jinaams Dress and Real EcoEnergy hit fresh 52 week low in trade.