Railway Stocks Dominate Nifty 500 Gainers On Saturday

The NIFTY 500 index showcased significant movements in its latest trading session, with some stocks recording remarkable gains while others faced notable declines.

Leading the surge, IRCON International emerged as the top performer, with a significant increase of 17.25%, closing at ₹267.10.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
IRCON International Ltd.₹267.1₹227.817.25%
RITES Ltd.₹629.0₹553.4513.65%
IDBI Bank Ltd.₹79.1₹69.6513.57%
HFCL Ltd.₹99.7₹88.5512.59%
CEAT Ltd.₹2914.0₹2594.7512.3%

RITES followed with an impressive gain of 13.65%, closing at ₹629.00. Other significant gainers included IDBI Bank, HFCL, and CEAT, with their stock prices increasing by 13.57%, 12.59%, and 12.30% respectively.

On the downside, Tejas Networks experienced the biggest drop, declining by 5.69%, closing at ₹812.80.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Tejas Networks Ltd.₹812.8₹861.85-5.69%
CESC Ltd.₹138.0₹143.65-3.93%
Mastek Ltd.₹2801.45₹2912.9-3.83%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.₹2468.9₹2565.4-3.76%
Aptus Value Housing Finance India Ltd.₹355.7₹369.0-3.6%

CESC, Mastek, Hindustan Unilever, and Aptus Value Housing Finance India also ranked among the top losers, witnessing declines of 3.93%, 3.83%, 3.76%, and 3.60% respectively.

On Saturday, January 20, the Nifty 50 and the Sensex closed in the negative, with shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) and Hindustan Unilever (HUL) among the top drags as their December quarter results failed to impress investors. The Sensex opened at 72,008.30 and closed 260 points, or 0.36%, lower at 71,423.65. On the sectoral front, the bank, metal, and power indices were up 0.5-1%, while FMCG, Information Technology, pharma, and realty were down 0.4-1%.

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