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Share market update: Nifty FMCG index in the green; HUL, Dabur gain over 1%

NEW DELHI: Shares of Colgate-Palmolive (India) (up 2.49 per cent), Hindustan Unilever (HUL) (up 1.57 per cent), Jubilant Foodworks (up 1.37 per cent) and Dabur India (up 1.32 per cent) were trading as the top gainers in the Nifty FMCG index in Monday's afternoon trade.

The Nifty FMCG index was trading 0.36 per cent up at 30,861 around 12:20 pm.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (up 0.79 per cent), Godrej Industries (up 0.69 per cent), Marico (up 0.62 per cent), Tata Global Beverages (up 0.52 per cent), United Spirits (up 0.39 per cent) and Emami (up 0.22 per cent) too were trading with gains.

However, Britannia Industries (down 1.62 per cent) and Procter & Gamble Hygiene & Healthcare (down 0.54 per cent) were under pressure.

Shares of Godrej Consumer Products (up 0.08 per cent), United Breweries (up 0.08 per cent) and ITC (down 0.08 per cent) were almost flat around that time.

Stock market was reflecting cautious sentiment ahead of RBI policy meet.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 13 points at 11,291, while the BSE Sensex was up 64 points at 37,401.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 26 were trading in the green, while 24 were in the red.

ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Vedanta, HPCL and Power Grid Corporation were among the top gainers in the Nifty index.

On the other hand, Hindalco Industries, HDFC Bank, Eicher Motors, HCL Technologies and Bajaj Finance were among the top losers in the Nifty pack of stocks.
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