Equity indices end flat, FMCG stocks gain

Updated:4 weeks, 1 day ago

New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses on May 14 with FMCG stocks witnessing gains but metals lost shine. At the closing bell, the BSE S-P Sensex was up by 42 points or 0.09 per cent at 48,733 while the Nifty 50 fell by 19 points or 0.13 per cent to 14,678. Except for Nifty FMCG, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red with Nifty metal tumbling by 3.7 per cent, realty by 3.2 per cent, PSU bank and auto by 2 per cent each, pharma by 1.3 per cent and IT by 1 per cent. Among stocks, Asian Paints jumped by 8.4 per cent to Rs 2,772 per share on strong results while agro-chemicals major UPL moved up by 7.4 per cent to Rs 742.90.

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