Stock market update: Nifty Realty index falls 2.47%

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

Shares of Prestige Estates Projects(up 1.9 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.

On the other hand, Indiabulls Real Estate(down 5.18 per cent), Macrotech Developers(down 4.72 per cent), Oberoi Realty(down 3.52 per cent), Phoenix Mills(down 2.95 per cent) and DLF(down 2.84 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.

The Nifty Realty index closed 2.47 per cent down at 446.9.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 215.0 points at 16958.65, while the BSE Sensex stood down 703.59 points at 56463.15.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 7 ended in the green, while 43 closed in the red.

Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, MRPL, Suzlon Energy and Coal India Ltd were among the most traded shares on the NSE.

Shares of Pearl Polymers, Vaishali Pharma, Nitiraj Engineers, Mohini Health & Hygi and Dangee Dums hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while INEOS Styrolution, Karda Const, SP Refractories Ltd., Indiabulls Intgrtd and Akash Infra-Proj hit their fresh 52-week lows.