Shares of Shekhawati Poly-Yarn (down 8.33 per cent), Jubilant Life SciencesBSE -8.08 % (down 7.87 per cent) and Goenka DiamondBSE 0.00 % (down 7.14 per cent) cracked over 7 per cent in morning trade on Friday, defying the positive market sentiment.
Stocks such as Keynote Corporate Services (down 6.93 per cent), Samtel Color (down 6.67 per cent), Bhagyanagar Properties (down 5.93 per cent), Agarwal Industrial CorporationBSE -4.48 % (down 5 per cent), Antarctica (down 5 per cent), Adhunik Industries (down 5 per cent), Gitanjali GemsBSE -4.98 % (down 4.99 per cent) and VakrangeeBSE -5.00 % (down 4.98 per cent) declined over 5 per cent.
Equity benchmarks Nifty50 and Sensex opened on a positive note tracking global cues. Buying across sectors were keeping all the sectoral indices in the green on the NSE.
The NSE Nifty50 index was up 42 points at 10,425, while the BSE Sensex was 120 points up at 33,940 around 10:05 am (IST).
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 33 were trading in the green, while 17 were in the red.
Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, Aurobindo Pharma and Tech Mahindra were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack of stocks.
However, GAIL, Eicher Motors, HPCL, Mahindra & Mahindra and Asian Paints were among the top losers in the Nifty50 index.