Stock market update: Nifty Bank index falls 0.35%

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty Bank index closed on a negative note on Tuesday.

Shares of Punjab National Bank(up 4.2 per cent), ICICI Bank(up 0.14 per cent) and IndusInd Bank(up 0.07 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Federal Bank(down 1.9 per cent), IDFCBANK(down 1.77 per cent), Kotak Mahindra Bank(down 1.15 per cent), Axis Bank(down 0.81 per cent) and Bandhan Bank(down 0.42 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Bank index closed 0.35 per cent down at 39666.5.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 10.2 points at 17655.6, while the BSE Sensex stood down 48.99 points at 59196.99.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 21 ended in the green, while 29 closed in the red.

Shares of

, JP Power,

, YES Bank and PNB were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Dreamfolks Services Ltd.,

,

,

and

hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while

, Debock Sales & Mktg,

,

and Mphasis hit their fresh 52-week lows.