Market Now: Check out the stocks that cracked over 5%

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NEW DELHI: Shares of Shekhawati Poly-Yarn (down 7.14 per cent), Sterling Biotech (down 6.93 per cent), Diamond Power (down 5.20 per cent) and CKP Products (down 5.09 per cent) cracked over 5 per cent in morning trade on Thursday, even as broader markets remained in the positive zone.

On the other hand, Bombay Rayon Fashions (down 4.99 per cent), Lasa Supergenerics (down 4.98 per cent), Ortin LaboratoriesBSE -4.96 % (down 4.97 per cent), Nirvikara Paper Mills (down 4.95 per cent), Steel Exchange (down 4.92 per cent), Parenteral Drug (down 4.87 per cent), Castex Technologies (down 4.86 per cent) and SE Power (down 4.80 per cent) declined up to 5 per cent.

Equity benchmarks Nifty50 and Sensex pared some of their opening gains on selling in select IT and auto stocks.

The NSE Nifty index was trading 21 points up at 10,464, while BSE Sensex was 59 points up at 33,853 around 10:05 am (IST).

Shares of NHPC, SAIL, HindalcoBSE 1.07 %, Ashok Leyland, ITC and Tata Motors were among the most traded stocks on the National Stock Exchange.

In the Nifty index, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Asian Paints, Coal India, UPL and Hindalco IndustriesBSE 1.07 % were trading among the top gainers.

On the other hand, Tata Motors, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India, Sun Pharmaceutical IndustriesBSE 1.54 % and YES Bank were among the top losers.

Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty50 index, 3 were advancing, while 19 were declining in trade. One stocks appeared to be unchanged.