Nifty Bank index Up; Yes Bank gains 5pc

The Nifty Bank index was up over 5-percent with all of its components trading in the green in Tuesday’s afternoon session. 

Shares YesBank went up 5.19pc, Bank of baroda up 2.88pc, IndusInd Bank 2.56pc and Federal Bank up 2.13pc. 

PNP traded up 2pc, ICICI Bank up 1.69pc, IDFC First Bank up 1.42pc and SBI up 0.84pc as other gainers. 

The Nifty Bank index was trading 1.09pc up at 31,371.20 at 2:43pm. 

Meantime, NSE Nifty50 benchmark index was up 66.65points at 11,989.35 while the Sensex was up 208.29 points at 39,992.8.

Among the fifty stocks in the Nifty benchmark, 36 stocks were seeing buying, while 14 were seeing selling pressure. 

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