Stock market update: Mining stocks up as market rises

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NEW DELHI: Mining shares closed higher in the Thursday’s session.

Aro Granite Industries(up 19.92%), Madhav Marbles and Granites(up 6.97%), Ashapura Minechem(up 3.06%), Gujarat Mineral Dvpt Corporation(up 2.26%), 20 Microns(up 1.32%), Orissa Minerals Development Company(up 0.85%) and MOIL(up 0.15%) stood among the top gainers.

KIOCL(down 1.98%), Coal India(down 0.35%) and Pokarna(down 0.33%) were among the top losers of the day.

The NSE Nifty50 index ended 121.2 points up at 17536.25, while the 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 454.1 points at 58795.09.

Reliance Industries(up 6.02%), Divis Laboratories(up 2.5%), ITC(up 1.58%), Infosys(up 1.56%), Tech Mahindra(up 1.38%), Kotak Mahindra Bank(up 1.18%), Grasim Industries(up 1.13%), TATA CONSUMER PRODUCTS(up 1.11%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation(up 1.08%) and Titan Company Ltd(up 0.92%) stood among the top gainers in the Nifty pack.

On the other hand, Indian Oil Corporation(down 1.53%), Britannia Industries(down 1.38%), Maruti Suzuki(down 1.26%), ICICI Bank(down 1.2%), IndusInd Bank(down 1.14%), Hindalco Industries(down 1.12%), Hindustan Unilever(down 1.08%), Hero MotoCorp(down 1.01%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation(down 0.81%) and Shree Cement(down 0.79%) closed in the red.