Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs on NSE were: Adani Enterprises, Orchid Pharma, Adani Power, Hester Biosciences, UPL, Atul Ltd, KEI Industries, NRB Industrial Bearings, Pritish Nandy Communications, Jubilant Ingrevia, Kirloskar Brothers and Likhitha Infrastructure.
Overall, 31 shares were trading in green in Nifty50 index, while 19 were trading in red in the afternoon trade.
In the Nifty 50 index, Adani Ports SEZ, Shree Cements, Divi’s Labs, Titan Company and UltraTech Cements were among top gainers, while Indian Oil Corporation, Hindalco Industries, ITC, PowerGrid and GAIL were trading in red.
The BSE Sensex was trading 71.52 points up at 49842.81. Traders were seen piling up position in Diversified, General, IT Enabled Services, Irrigation & Allied Services and Airlines sectors, while selling were visible in Plastics, Infrastructure, Consumer Durables, Services and Tobacco sectors.