Shares of State Bank of India (up 2.94 per cent), Bandhan Bank (up 2.84 per cent), Federal Bank (up 2.21 per cent), IndusInd Bank (up 1.91 per cent) and HDFC Bank (up 1.74 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While ICICI Bank (down 1.1 per cent) and IDFC Bank (down 0.15 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Bank index was trading 1.0 per cent up at 28879.1 around 11:39AM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 40 points at 12820.25, while the BSE Sensex was up 135.97 points at 43773.95.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 31 were trading in the green, while 19 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, SBI, Tata Steel and Tata Motors were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Adani Gas Ltd., Astral Poly Tech, Tata Steel, Tata Steel (PP) and Tanla Solutions hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Jump Networks Ltd., Deep Energy Resources Ltd., Vishal Fabrics Ltd., Radaan Mediaworks (I) Ltd., Uniply Industries Ltd., Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd. and Sagardeep Alloys Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.
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