Stock market update: Nifty IT index advances 0.87% – Economic Times

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

Shares of Wipro(up 2.33 per cent), Infosys(up 1.94 per cent), Tech Mahindra(up 1.48 per cent), Tata Consultancy(up 0.76 per cent) and HCL Technologies(up 0.14 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, L&T Technology(down 2.02 per cent), Larsen & Toubro Infotech(down 1.16 per cent), Mindtree(down 0.84 per cent), MPhasis(down 0.64 per cent) and Coforge(down 0.18 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty IT index closed 0.87 per cent up at 26966.2.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended up 56.65 points at 15350.15, while the BSE Sensex stood up 237.42 points at 51597.84.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 26 ended in the green, while 24 closed in the red.

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were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of

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hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

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and Mahamaya Steel hit their fresh 52-week lows.

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