Energy stocks were trading with losses, with the S&P BSE Energy index falling 40.46 points or 0.8% at 5024.96 at 13:48 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Energy index, Aban Offshore Ltd (down 3.75%), Mangalore Refinery And Petrochemicals Ltd (down 1.64%),Oil India Ltd (down 1.3%),Reliance Industries Ltd (down 1.13%),Selan Explorations Technology Ltd (down 1.01%), were the top losers. Among the other losers were Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd (down 0.82%), Goa Carbon Ltd (down 0.74%), Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (down 0.59%), Oil & Natural Gas Corpn Ltd (down 0.58%), and Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd (down 0.48%).
On the other hand, Confidence Petroleum India Ltd (up 7.22%), Panama Petrochem Ltd (up 2.71%), and Deep Industries Ltd (up 1.65%) moved up.
At 13:48 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 62.69 or 0.16% at 40260.92.
The Nifty 50 index was down 18.3 points or 0.15% at 11889.85.
The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was up 16.69 points or 0.12% at 13491.44.
The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was up 15.63 points or 0.34% at 4662.73.
On BSE,1135 shares were trading in green, 1213 were trading in red and 162 were unchanged.
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