A total of 12 stocks reported a fresh 52-week low on NSE today. Among these stocks included Bharati Shipyard, Genus Paper & Boards, Glodyne Technoserve, Manaksia Aluminium Company, Manaksia Industries, Prithvi Information Solutions, Samtel Color and Varun Industries.
On Monday, the benchmark BSE Sensex started the day with a positive gap of 76-odd points at 28,955 on the back of better-than-expected IIP numbers and finally ended with a gain of 165 points at 29,044.
The NSE Nifty touched a high of 8,842, and a low of 8,762 during the day. The NSE index ended with a gain of 54 points at 8,834. The three heavyweights added 25 points to the Nifty.
The market will be shut tomorrow on account of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti holiday.
The India VIX (Volatility) index was up 1.6 percent at 14.49.