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May 17, 2018 03:06 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Market Update: RIL, Birla Corp, Tata Steel most active; 158 stocks touch 52-week low

Coal India, Tata Motors, Wipro, Sun Pharma and ONGC are the top gainers on the Sensex.

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The market continue to trade lower in the afternoon session with Sensex falling over 100 points and Nifty hovering around crucial support of 10,700.

The midcap and smallcap index have outperformed the benchmark indices with 1 percent and 0.5 percent gain respectively.

On the sectoral front, auto, IT, pharma and selective PSU banking stocks are providing support to the indices.

Among the auto space, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Auto and Ashok Leyland are the top gainers, while M&M, Hero Motocorp, Motherson Sumi, Bosch and TVS Motor are the top losers.

16 stocks including Nestle, Parag Milk Foods, GMM Pfaudler, HEG and Colgate Palmolive touched 52-week high on the NSE. Meanwhile, 158 securities touched 52-week low.

Coal India, Tata Motors, Wipro, Sun Pharma and ONGC are the top gainers on the Sensex.

Future Enterprises, Reliance Industries, Graphite India, Birla Corp and Tata Steel are the most active shares on the BSE.

The market breadth was in favour of the advances with 964 stocks advancing while 740 declined and 341 remained unchanged. On the other hand, in the BSE, 1397 stocks advanced and 1169 declined and 123 remained unchanged.

Disclosure: Reliance Industries Ltd. is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd.
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