Bata India, Dabur India, Exide Industries, Infosys, ITC, PAGE Industries, JSW Steel and United Breweries are some of the stocks which have hit new 52-week high in the afternoon trade on NSE.
The Indian benchmark indices this Tuesday afternoon continues to trade on a positive note with the Nifty up 61 points at 11, 416 while the Sensex jumped 184 points and is trading at 37,829.
With rupee hitting an all-time low of 70.08 against the US dollar, IT stocks are trading on handsome note led by Mindtree, Oracle Financial Services and Tech Mahindra which jumped 2-3 percent. The other gainers include names like HCL Tech, Infosys, TCS and Tata Elxsi.
UltraTech Cement, Bajaj Finance, Tech Mahindra, Eicher Motors and Axis Bank are the top gainers on the Nifty.
The most active stocks include Tata Steel, TCS, Dewan Housing Finance, SBI and Axis Bank.
The top BSE gainers are Balkrishna Industries, Kwality, Religare Enterprises, DLF and AB Fashion and Retail.
Can Fin Homes, Castrol India, eClerx Services, Mcleod Russel, SREI Infra, Tata Motors and Videocon Industries are some of the stocks which have hit new 52-week low in the afternoon trade.
The breadth of the market favoured advances, with 875 stocks advancing, 808 declining and 386 remaining unchanged. On BSE, 1191 stocks advanced, 1225 declined and 125 remained unchanged.Disclosure: Reliance Industries Ltd. is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd.