Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs on the NSE were: Adani Enterprises, Aegis Logistics, BEML, Cummins India, BASF India, DLF, Grasim Industries, IDFC First Bank, Motherson Sumi Systems, Piramal Enterprises, Sterlite Technologies, Tata Motors, Tata Chemicals and UTI AMC.
A total of 42 stocks traded in green in the Nifty50 index, while 8 traded in red on afternoon trading.
In the Nifty 50 index, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Adani Ports SEZ, Grasim Industries and Hindalco Industries were among the top winners, while Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors and M&M traded red.
BSE Sensex traded with 458.44 points up to 50755.33. Traders saw themselves piling up in metals – iron, irrigation and allied services, textiles, diversified and packaging sectors, while sales were visible in the infrastructure, trade, automotive, IT – hardware and clothing sectors.