NEW DELHI: Most of the power stocks, including NHPCBSE 3.52 % (up 3.06 per cent), Reliance PowerBSE 1.23 %(up 2.11 per cent), CESCBSE 2.61 % (up 1.55 per cent), ABB India (up 1.46 per cent) and Adani Transmission (up 0.94 per cent) were trading up in afternoon trade on Thursday.
The S&P BSE Power index was trading 0.17 per cent up at 2,417 around 01:25 pm (IST).
Shares of Siemens (up 0.78 per cent), PTC India (up 0.76 per cent), Torrent PowerBSE 0.95 % (up 0.74 per cent), Bharat Heavy ElectricalsBSE 2.49 % (up 0.56 per cent), JSW Energy (up 0.50 per cent), Reliance Infrastructure (up 0.38 per cent) and Suzlon EnergyBSE 0.32 % (up 0.32 per cent) were also seen in the green in the power index.
However, shares of GMR Infrastructure (down 2.52 per cent), Tata Power CompanyBSE -1.19 % (down 0.94 per cent), CG Power and Industrial Solutions (down 0.87 per cent) and Power Grid Corporation of India (down 0.40 per cent) were the losers in the BSE Power index.
Benchmark BSE Sensex was 116 points up at 33,909, while the NSE Nifty50 index was 33 points up at 10,476.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 26 were trading in the green, while 24 were in the red.
Tata Steel, Larsen & Toubro, Dr Reddy’s Labs and Coal India were among the top gainers in the Sensex index.
On the other hand, Sun Pharma, Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto and Hero MotoCorp were among the laggards in the Sensex index.