Benchmark NSE Nifty index was trading 16.25 points down at 15091.85 on Wednesday on account of selling in frontline bluechip counters.
Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs on NSE were:
, , Birla Corp, Everest Industries, Hindustan Zinc, , , , UPL, , Oil India and Wockhardt.
Overall, 26 shares were trading in green in Nifty50 index, while 23 were trading in red in the afternoon trade.
In the Nifty 50 index, UPL , Shree Cements, Nestle India, Cipla and RIL were among top gainers, while Tata Motors, ONGC,
, M&M and Bharti Airtel were trading in red.
The BSE Sensex was trading 46.92 points down at 50146.41. Traders were seen piling up position in Rubber, Leather, Diversified, Tea / Coffee and Apparels sectors, while selling were visible in Gems and Jewellery, Plastics, Chemicals, Auto and NBFC sectors.