NEW DELHI: Infosys (number of shares traded: 0.53 crore), Ashok Leyland (0.44 crore), State Bank of India (0.37 crore) and ICICI Bank (0.34 crore) were among the most traded stocks on NSE in morning trade on Monday.
Punjab National Bank (0.26 crore), SAIL (0.23 crore), Tata Motors (0.19 crore), Hindalco Industries (0.18 crore), Indian Oil Corporation (0.16 crore), BPCL (0.15 crore), Bank of Baroda (0.14 crore) and YES Bank (0.12 crore) were also among the most traded stocks on NSE.
Domestic benchmark indices opened on a negative note on Monday weighed down by a 4 per cent drop in Infosys, following the IT major's less-than-expected FY19 revenue guidance. Weakness in Asian markets on air strikes in Syria by US-led alliance too hurt the domestic sentiment.
The NSE Nifty index was trading 16 points down at 10,465, while BSE Sensex was down 72 points at 34,121 around 09:45 am (IST).
Cipla, Indiabulls Housing Finance, Grasim Industries, Lupin and NTPC were among the top gainers in the Nifty index.