The index traded near the fresh record highs.
At around 11:20 AM, Nifty Metal was trading at 5,845.15 up 34.40 points or 0.59%.
The index has earmarked a new 52-week high of 5,870.05 earlier today.
Vedanta advanced over 2.5% at Rs296.05 per piece being the top performer on the index. Investors are upbeat in the stock after the company's Q1 PAT jumps over four-folds to Rs4,280cr.
NALCO and MOIL surged around 2% emerging among the top gainers in the sector.
Coal India, SAIL, Hindustan Zinc and Adani Enterprises climbed between 1-1.5%. Ratnamani Metals was nearly 1% higher.
NMDC, JSW Steel and Jindal Steel were marginally up.
However, Welspun Corp tumbled over 1% to emerge as top bear in the sector. Company's consolidated June 2021 net sales contracts 37% to Rs1298.94cr while its net profit jumps 80% to Rs97cr.
Hindalco also shed nearly 1% while Tata Steel and APL Apollo were also under pressure. Recently, APL Apollo stocks hit new high at Rs1,849.95 per piece after announcement of bonus issue proposal.