Stock market update: IT shares gain; HCL Tech rises over 1%


NEW DELHI: IT shares were trading in the positive zone in Friday’s morning session.

Shares of HCL Technologies (up 1.31 per cent) , MindtreeNSE 1.07 % (up 1.11 per cent) , Just Dial (up 0.74 per cent) , NIIT Technologies (up 0.73 per cent) , Wipro (up 0.31 per cent) , Tata Elxsi (up 0.25 per cent) , Infosys (up 0.23 per cent) and Tech Mahindra (up 0.01 per cent) were among the top gainers.

The Nifty IT index was trading 0.25 per cent up at 16412.1 around 09:55 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 2.75 points at 12135.2 , while the BSE Sensex was down 24.72 points at 41,281.31.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 29 were trading in the green, while 21 were in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, SBI, Tata Motors, JSPL, Zee Ent., Bank of Baroda, SAIL and NTPC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.