Shares of fertilisers companies were in focus at the bourses on Thursday, with Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) and National Fertilizers rallying between 10 per cent and 18 per cent on the BSE in intra-day trade on expectation of higher demand.
Zuari Agro Chemicals, Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals, Coromandel International, Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals were up 3 per cent to 5 per cent on the BSE. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.81 per cent at 50,065 points, at 10:00 am.
Among individual stocks, NFL surged 18 per cent to Rs 64.05 on the back of two-fold jump in trading volumes. Earlier this month, the company said it recorded highest-ever total fertiliser sale of 5.9 million MT in 2020-21, beating its previous best of 5.70 million MT achieved during 2019-20. This includes sale of company’s own Urea, imported Urea and other P&K fertilisers.