BSE Midcap index scales new peak; RCom zooms over 20%

The S&P BSE Midcap index scaled a fresh record high of 17,851 in Friday’s trade.

The BSE Midcap index was trading 0.81 per cent up at 17,836 around 11 am (IST).

Among the top gainers in the midcap index, shares of Reliance Communications jumped over 20 per cent, followed by GMR InfrastructureBSE 6.42 % (up 5.19 per cent), Havells India (up 3.13 per cent), Reliance Power (up 2.90 per cent), Wockhardt (up 2.57 per cent), Shriram City Union FinanceBSE 1.92 % (up 2.90 per cent), Wockhardt (up 2.57 per cent), Shriram City Union FinanceBSE 1.92 % (up 2.29 per cent) and Tata Global BeveragesBSE 2.48 % (up 2.20 per cent)

However, Bayer CropscienceBSE -0.85 % (down 0.85 per cent), GE T&D India (down 0.81 per cent), GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (down 0.74 per cent), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (down 0.69 per cent) and L&T Finance Holdings (down 0.63 per cent) were trading in the red in the midcap index around that time.

Benchmark BSE Sensex was up 145 points at 33,993, while the NSE Nifty50 index was 37 points up at 10,515.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty50 index, 35 were trading in the green, while 14 were in the red. One stock was appearing unchanged.

Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Sun Pharma and Tata Consultancy ServicesBSE 1.31 % were trading among the gainers in the Sensex index.

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