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Indices: Stock market update: Nifty IT index advances 0.66%




NEW DELHI: The Nifty IT index closed on a positive note on Tuesday.

Shares of Tech Mahindra (up 3.28%), Larsen & Toubro Infotech (up 1.51%), Mindtree (up 1.24%), L&T Technology (up 1.11% ) and Infosys (up 0.56%) ended the day as the top gainers of the bunch.

In contrast, HCL Technologies (down 0.49%), MPhasis (down 0.18%) and Wipro (down 0.01%) finished as the day’s top losers.

The Nifty IT Index closed up 0.66% at 28,722.85.

The benchmark NSE Nifty50 ended down 74.4 points at 17656.35, while the BSE Sensex was down 287.7 points at 59543.96.

Of the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 20 ended in the green, while 29 closed in the red.

The shares of PNB, BHEL, Ltd. and were among the most traded stocks at the NSE.

Shares of Varanium Cloud Ltd.,

, , Tips . and Maks Energy Solutions India Ltd. hit 52-week highs in today’s trading, while , , Vikas Proppant & Gr, Ltd. hit 52-week lows.