Indian stock market indices opened on a choppy note on Tuesday, tracking losses in index majors Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank and Infosys amid negative cues from global markets.

The 30-share BSE index Sensex was down 100 points, and the NSE Nifty was trading 0.25% lower at 9:55 am.

Here’s a list of the top losers and gainers in the Nifty pack.

Top Nifty Gainers Top Nifty Losers
Kotak Mahindra Bank Adani Ports
NTPC IOC
Shree Chem ONGC
Nestle India GAIL
Asian Paints IndusInd Bank

*as of October 27, 10:00 am

These are the top stocks in news today.

Kotak Mahindra Bank up over 8%

The shares of Kotak Mahindra Bank were trading 8% higher. Double boost coming in for this banking stock on back of brokerage upgrades post the second quarter earnings. Also, the announcement of MSCI sectoral cap changes bodes well and could mean an inclusion in the index.

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NTPC trades 3% higher

The shares of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) gained over 3% ahead of the board meeting on November 2 to consider the share buyback plan.

Angel Broking zooms over 12%

The shares of the recently listed broker, Angel Broking zoomed over 12% after the company posted the highest ever quarterly profit-after-tax at ₹74 crore for the quarter ended September 30. The company in its regulatory filing said its total income grew 29% to ₹317 crore for the quarter under review.

DHFL locked in 5% lower circuit

The shares of DHFL were locked in a 5% lower circuit in minutes after opening on Tuesday. The downturn came after lenders of debt-ridden DHFL have asked the four bidders to get back with a revised offer by October 31 as part of the on-going resolution process. The four bidders include Adani Group, Piramal Enterprises, US-based Oaktree and Hong Kong-based SC Lowy.

Reliance Industries and Future Retail trade in red

The shares of Reliance Industries and Future Retail were trading in red as the tussle between Amazon, and Future Retail continued for the Reliance Retail deal. Reliance Industries (RIL) was trading 0.55% lower, and Future Retail was down 3%. The media reports also claimed that if the RIL deal does not materialise, Future Retail may look at liquidation.

Finolex Industries open 6% higher

The shares of the manufacturer of PVC water pipes, Finolex Industries gained over 6% after the company reported a 17% year-on-year (YoY) jump in net profit to ₹120 crore in September quarter.

Cadila Healthcare trade a percent higher

The shares of drugmaker Cadila Healthcare were trading nearly a percent higher after a media report claimed that the Indian drugmaker is in talks with potential partners to ramp up its indigenous COVID-19 vaccine development and production capacity.

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