Equity indices tick up amid volatility, metal stocks shine

Updated:1 month, 2 weeks ago

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ticked up in early deals on Wednesday with PSU banks and metals gaining ground. At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 354 points or 0.71 per cent at 50,106 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 113 points or 0.77 per cent to 14,820. Among stocks, Coal India was up by 4.6 per cent to Rs 143.20 per share while JSW Steel advanced by 1.4 per cent to Rs 418.30. Bajaj Finance was up by 2.6 per cent, State Bank of India by 1.9 per cent, Axis Bank by 1.8 per cent, Hero MotoCorp by 1.6 per cent and Eicher Motors by 1.3 per cent. However, Tata Consultancy Services, UPL, Power Grid Corporation, GAIL, Dr Reddy's, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hindustan Lever traded with a negative bias. Meanwhile, Asian equities opened lower on concerns about rising interest rates and rich equity valuations.

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