(up 4.9 per cent), Punjab & Sind Bank (up 4.76 per cent), (up 3.88 per cent), Indian Bank (up 2.34 per cent) and (up 2.21 per cent) were among the top gainers.
(down 0.43 per cent) was the sole loser in the index.
The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 2.34 per cent up at 2179.4 around 01:51PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 128.70 points at 14716.4, while the BSE Sensex was down 521.47 points at 49615.11.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 25 were trading in the green, while 25 were in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, PNB, IDFC First Bank and Tata Motors were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Intellect Design, Birla Corp, Orchid Pharma, Vardhman Textiles and Galaxy Surfactants hit their fresh 52-week high in today’s trade, while Mittal Life Style, Jump Networks, Sanginita Chemicals, Shrenik, Future Retail, Jiya Eco Products, Sanwaria Consumer, Future Supply Chain Solutions, Future Lifestyle Fashions and MT Educare hit fresh 52-week low in trade.