The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty50 index which closed higher at previous trade is now opened on a higher note at the level of 10,862.40 from its previous closing level of 10,802.15. Currently, it is trading near the level of 10,845.70, 43.55 points up. (12:53 PM IST)
During its trading session, many stocks hit their fresh 52-week highs on NSE including Astral Poly Technik Ltd, Gujarat Fluorochemicals, ICICI Bank, IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Kilitch Drugs, Linde India, Praj Industries, Punjab Chemicals & Crop Protection, PVR Ltd, and SPL Industries among others on NSE.
From the banking space, the ICICI Bank has jumped 3 percent. The positive sentiment in the domestic market is followed by strong US closing.
However, there were some stocks that hit their fresh 52-week lows on NSE such as Lux Industries, Orchid Pharma, Nagarjuna Oil Refinery, SRS Ltd, Tata Steel, and among others.