Market Now: JP Associates, PNB, RCom among most active stocks in terms of volume
Shares of JP Associates (number of shares traded: 4.61 crore), IDBI (2.28 crore), ESL (1.27 crore), RCom (1.26 crore), Punjab National Bank (1 crore), GMR Infra (0.88 crore), SAIL (0.83 crore), Suzlon (0.76 crore), GTL Infra (0.66 crore) and IOC (0.56 crore) were among the most traded securities on the National Stock Exchange in Monday 's session.
The NSE Nifty index was trading 23.5 points down at 10,171.65, while the BSE Sensex was down 46.16 points at 33,129.84 at around 10:31am (IST) on March 19.
In the Nifty index, Larsen & Toubro (up 1.23 per cent), Maruti Suzuki India (up 1.11 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (up 0.94 per cent), Hindustan Unilever (up 0.80 per cent), Tata Consultancy Services (up 0.73 per cent), Power Grid Corporation of India (up 0.39 per cent), Bharti Airtel (up 0.36 per cent), HDFC Bank (up 0.22 per cent) and GAIL (India) (up 0.18 per cent) were among top gainers.
While Bharat Petroleum Corporation (down 3.82 per cent), Indian Oil Corporation (down 3.73 per cent), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (down 3.24 per cent), Coal India (down 3.13 per cent) and Asian Paints (down 1.88 per cent) and Tata Steel (down 1.81 per cent) were the top index losers.