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Britannia Industries gains on inclusion in Nifty 50 from March 29

Britannia Industries was up 1% at Rs 3,085, while HPCL slipped 2% to Rs 223 on the NSE, as compared to 0.94% fall in the benchmark Nifty 50 index at 09:47 am.

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SI Reporter Mumbai
Shares of Britannia Industries were trading 1 per cent higher at Rs 3,085 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in an otherwise weak market after its inclusion in the Nifty 50 index with effect from March 29. In comparison, the benchmark Nifty 50 index was down 0.94 per cent at 10,778 points at 09:47 am.

Britannia Industries will replace the state-owned oil marketing company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) in the Nifty 50 index from 29 March, the NSE said on Monday after market hours.

Shares of HPCL were quoting 2 per cent lower at Rs 223 on NSE.

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 10:04 AM IST

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