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At around 11:26 AM, Nifty FMCG was trading at 34,432.05 down 421.10 points or 1.21%. The index has touched a high of 34,566.65 and low of 34,218.10 during intraday trade on Monday.
On Monday trading window, all the sectors were trading in the red while Nifty FMCG was also in a bloodbath with only 1 scrip advancing and 14 scrips were on a declining side. However, the index had pared its early gains but losses were offset by Britannia which was the only performing stock on a higher note. On the contrary, VBL was the top bear dragging the sector most.
Britannia was the top bull surging 0.74% and trading at Rs3,724 per piece on the Index.
However, heavywights like UBL, Nestle India joined the markets bear during the trading session.
Nestle India also shunned 0.77% at Rs17,120 per piece.