NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with its components trading higher in Thursday’s afternoon session.
Shares of Indiabulls Ventures (up 10.39 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 5.51 per cent), Edelweiss Financial Services (up 3.19 per cent), and State Bank of India (up 2.59 per cent) were the top performers in the index.
Shriram Transport Finance Company (up 2.38 per cent), ICICI Bank (up 1.89 per cent), Housing Development Finance Corporation (up 1.32 per cent), and HDFC Bank (up 1.04 per cent) too were trading with gains.
The Nifty Financial Services index was trading 1.34 per cent up at 12,467.60 around 02:14 pm.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 113.20 points at 11,558.25 while the BSE Sensex was up 378.30 points at 38,511.18.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 34 were trading in the green, while 16 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, SBI, YES Bank, Bank of Baroda, NTPC, BHEL, Ashok Leyland, Indian Oil Corp, ONGC, L&T Fin Holding, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, Tata Motors, SAIL, Coal India, Indiabulls Housing Finance, DLF, BEL, ITC and Sun Pharma were among the most traded shares on the NSE.