NEW DELHI: Metal shares were trading with losses in Friday’s session.
Shares of Hindustan Copper (down 3.24 per cent) , Tata Steel (down 2.21 per cent) , JSW Steel (down 2.08 per cent) , NMDC Ltd (down 1.93 per cent) , VedantaNSE -1.47 % (down 1.74 per cent) , Hindalco Industries (down 1.49 per cent) , Welspun Corp (down 1.41 per cent) , Hindustan Zinc (down 1.4 per cent) , National Aluminium Company (down 1.09 per cent) , Ratnamani Metals & Tubes (down 0.39 per cent) and APL Apollo Tubes (down 0.33 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Metal index was trading 1.2 per cent down at 2069.2 around 02:25PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 74.55 points at 10738.9, while the BSE Sensex was down 243.92 points at 36493.77.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 13 were trading in the green, while 37 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, Alok Industries, SBI, PNB, Suzlon Energy, Tata Motors, SAIL, YES Bank, Tata Power and IDFC First Bank Ltd. were among the most traded shares on the NSE.