YES Bank, Axis Bank gain; BOB falls

Shares of YES Bank Ltd. (up 2.47 per cent), Axis Bank Ltd. (up 1.43 per cent), Canara Bank (up 1.03 per cent), Punjab National Bank (up 0.91 per cent) and Federal Bank Ltd. (up 0.74 per cent) were among top gainers in NSE Nifty Bank index, on Monday around 12:13PM (IST).

Whereas shares of IDFC Bank Ltd. (down 0.34 per cent), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (down 0.32 per cent), IndusInd Bank Ltd. (down 0.14 per cent), HDFC Bank Ltd. (down 0.12 per cent) and Bank of Baroda (down 0.36 per cent) were among top losers in the index.

The NSE Nifty Bank was trading 0.34 per cent up at 23,455.2 around the same time.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 31.05 points at 9684.55.

Among the 51 stocks in Nifty index, 35 were trading in green, while 16 were in red.

Shares of Titan Company, Vedanta Ltd, ICICI Bank, ITC, Ashok Leyland were among most traded securities on the National Stock Exchange.

Shares of Titan Company, Swelect Energy, MEP Infrastructure Developers Ltd., V Mart Retail, Balaji Telefilms hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Nitin Fire Prot, Urja Global, NDTV, Prakash Steel, Videocon Industries hit fresh 52 week low in trade.

BSE Sensex was up 66.79 points at 31,340.08.