Share market update: Bank shares gain; Yes Bank jumps 6%


NEW DELHI: Bank shares were trading with gains in Friday’s afternoon session.

Shares of Yes Bank (up 6.01 per cent) , State Bank of India (up 2.36 per cent) , Bank of BarodaNSE 2.18 % (up 2.03 per cent) , Punjab National Bank (up 1.42 per cent) , RBL BANK (up 1.02 per cent) , IndusInd Bank (up 0.99 per cent) , ICICI Bank (up 0.73 per cent) , Federal Bank (up 0.58 per cent) , HDFC Bank (up 0.26 per cent) and IDFC BANK (up 0.23 per cent) were among the top gainers.

The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.48 per cent up at 32394.9 around 12:15 pm.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 25.15 points at 12284.85 , while the BSE Sensex was up 71.14 points at 41745.06 .

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 36 were trading in the green, while 14 were in the red.

Shares of YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, SBI, BHEL, SAIL, Bank of Baroda, Tata Motors, JSPL and GMR Infra were among the most traded shares on the NSE.