Share market update: Bank shares up; RBL Bank rises 2%

bank1-gettyNEW DELHI: Bank shares were trading in the green in Friday’s morning session.

Shares of RBL Bank (up 2.29 per cent), IDFC First Bank (up 0.61 per cent), State Bank of India (up 0.35 per cent) and ICICI Bank (up 0.34 per cent) were the top performers in the index.

Federal Bank (up 0.28 per cent), YES Bank (up 0.13 per cent) and Axis Bank (up 0.07 per cent) too were trading higher.

The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.01 per cent up at 27,768.75 around 11:48 am.

Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was down 24.75 points at 11,033.45 while the BSE Sensex was down 36.58 points at 36,688.84.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 19 were trading in the green, while 31 were in the red.

Shares of Wipro, Tata Motors, NTPC, SBINSE -0.20 %, Bank of Baroda, NHPC, YES Bank, ONGC, Ashok Leyland, SAIL and ITC were among the most traded shares on the NSE