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Nestle India to replace Indiabulls Housing in Nifty 50 from Sept 27

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nestle India will replace Indiabulls Housing Finance in the benchmark Nifty 50 index from September 27, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Wednesday.

"The replacement will also be applicable to Nifty 50 Equal Weight Index," the bourse said in a release.

Indiabulls Housing Finance along with Berge Paints, Power Finance Corporation and Punjab National Bank will now be included in the Nifty Next 50 index replacing ABB India, Bharat Heavy Electricals, MRF Ltd and Steel Authority of India, the release added.

Nestle India Ltd will be included in Nifty 50 and IndiaBulls Housing Finance would be excluded from it, the NSE said.

Besides, 21 stocks, including Adani Gas Ltd and Arvind Fashions, are being placed in Nifty 500 index with exclusion of same number of stocks from the index.

Similarly, changes are made in Nifty Midcap 150, Nifty Smallcap 250, Nifty Midcap 100, Nifty Financial Services, Nifty IT, among others.

These changes shall be effective from September 27, the bourse said.

However, "no changes are being made to Nifty Auto, Nifty Bank, Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Pharma, Nifty Realty, Nifty PSE, Nifty Aditya Birla Group, Nifty Tata Group, Nifty Mahindra Group and Nifty Tata Group 25 per cent Cap indices," the release said.

Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance ended at Rs 457 apiece, down 3.08 per cent, while those of Nestle India closed with a gain of 0.82 per cent at Rs 12,575 per scrip on the NSE.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, August 28 2019. 18:55 IST
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