PSU Stocks Lead Nifty 50 Gainers On Thursday

In Thursday’s trading session, the NIFTY 50 index witnessed a mixed bag of performances. The top gainer of the day was BPCL, while Bharti Airtel trailed as the biggest loser.

The top performer, BPCL, saw its stock price surge to ₹587.80, marking a significant increase of 3.73% from its last close at ₹566.65. Following closely behind was fellow PSU stock NTPC, which also had a strong showing. The stock closed at ₹325.0, up by 3.62% from its previous close at ₹313.65.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
BPCL₹587.80₹566.653.73%
NTPC₹325.0₹313.653.62%
Power Grid Corporation of India₹273.75₹264.653.44%
Tata Steel₹150.10₹145.653.06%
Coal India₹432.05₹419.52.99%

Another notable gainer was Power Grid Corporation of India, which saw its stock price rise by 3.44% to ₹273.75, up from its last close at ₹264.65. Steel major, Tata Steel, also had a good day at the market, with its stock price rising by 3.06% to ₹150.10 from its last close at ₹145.65.

Completing the list of top five gainers was Coal India, which saw its stock price increase by 2.99% to ₹432.05, up from its last close at ₹419.5.

StockCurrent PriceLast Close% Change
Bharti Airtel₹1220.80₹1231.80-0.89%
HDFC Life Insurance Company₹622.25₹626.40-0.66%
ONGC₹262.95₹263.85-0.34%
Maruti Suzuki₹11908.15₹11941.15-0.28%
ICICI Bank₹1081.80₹1084.50-0.25%

On the flip side, the biggest loser of the day was Bharti Airtel, with its stock price dropping by 0.89% to ₹1,220.80 from its last close at ₹1,231.80. Other underperformers included HDFC Life Insurance Company, which saw a minor dip of 0.66% to ₹622.25 from its last close at ₹626.40, and ONGC, which slipped by 0.34% to ₹262.95 from its last close at ₹263.85.

Auto major, Maruti Suzuki, also saw a slight decrease of 0.28% in its stock price to ₹11,908.15 from its last close at ₹11,941.15. Similarly, ICICI Bank experienced a minor drop of 0.25% to ₹1,081.80 from its last close at ₹1,084.50.

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