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JSW Steel hits 52-week high after being included in the Nifty 50 index

At 11:54 am, JSW Steel was trading at Rs 391.85, up 7% on the NSE. In comparison, the benchmark Nifty 50 index was at 11,728, down 0.1%.

SI Reporter  |  New Delhi 


Shares of jumped nearly 8% to hit a 52-week high of Rs 395.40 per share in intra-day trade on Wednesday in the (NSE) in an otherwise flat market, as the company was included in the benchmark index. It will be replacing pharma company Lupin on September 28, 2018.

At 11:54 am, was trading at Rs 391.85, up 7% on the In comparison, the benchmark index was at 11,728, down 0.1%.

The inclusion of is expected to boost the steelmaker’s stock, given that several exchange-traded funds (ETFs) track the Nifty index. Shares of JSW Steel have already climbed 40 percent in 2018 so far.

The stock has hit a low of Rs 370 on the so far in intra-day trade.

First Published: Wed, August 29 2018. 12:03 IST