At around 2.34 pm, Nifty Metal was trading at 5,340.35 flat compared to the previous closing of 5,339.15. The index has clocked an intraday high and low of 5,421.50 and 5,322.60 respectively.
Welspun Corp was the top gainer surging nearly 6% followed by MOIL climbing 5%. NALCO and JSPL soared over 3% and 2% respectively.
Stocks like APL Apollo, Coal India and Hindustan Zinc jumped between 1.5-2%. Ratnamani and Tata Steel advanced more than 1% each.
SAIL and Hindalco surged by 0.8% and 0.3% respectively.
JSPL traded flat.
Adani Enterprises was the top underperformer slipping 5% followed by NMDC weakening by 4%. Vedanta marginally down.