IndusInd Bank gained by 4.74 per cent at Rs 1,196.30 per share while Dr Reddy's advanced by 2.25 per cent at Rs 3,352 apiece.

Yes Bank slipped by 1.5 per cent after the National Stock Exchange (NSE) said it will cease to be a part of Nifty 50 index from March 27.

Bharti Infratel, Britannia and ITC too traded with a negative bias. However, GAIL, Bharti Airtel, Eicher Motors and UltraTech Cement gained by thin margins.

ONGC lost by 2.76 per cent after reporting 44 per cent decline in third quarter net profit at Rs 5,384 crore. The other prominent losers were Bharat Petroleum Corporation, IndianOil Corporation, Coal India, Cipla, Adani Ports and Bajaj Finserv.

Warning the telecom companies of initiation of contempt proceedings against them and a desk officer of the DoT, the top court ruled, "This is nothing but a device to scuttle order of this court. This kind of order should not have been passed by the desk officer at all."

New Delhi: The share price of telecom major Vodafone Idea fell by over 12 per cent intraday on Friday after...

MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up by 0.3 per cent, led by gains in Hong Kong and South Korea. But Japan's Nikkei dropped by 0.55 per cent after news of first coronavirus death.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan was steady while Japan's Nikkei was flat. The Shanghai Composite and Hong Kong's Hang Seng wavered either side of unchanged.

According to Indian Oil, "In Delhi price of Indane gas rose to Rs 858.50 (increased by Rs 144.50), in Kolkata Rs 896.00 (increased by Rs 149), in Mumbai Rs 829.50 (increased by Rs 145) and in Chennai Rs 881.00 (increased by Rs 147)."