Shares of Nestle India (up 3.6 per cent), Colgate Palmolive (India) (up 2.52 per cent), Emami (up 1.91 per cent), Godrej Consumer Products (up 1.41 per cent) and ITC (up 1.24 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Jubilant Foodworks (down 3.07 per cent), United Breweries (down 0.58 per cent) and Tata Consumer Products (down 0.47 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty FMCG index was trading 1.15 per cent up at 30012.05 around 01:13PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 90.85 points at 11853.3, while the BSE Sensex was up 366.2 points at 40349.18.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 35 were trading in the green, while 14 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, Federal Bank, YES Bank, SBI and Bank of Baroda were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Amber Enterprises India Ltd., JK Cement, JSW Steel, Oracle Fin and Poly Medicure hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Mittal Life Style Ltd., Vikas Proppant & Granite Ltd., Lypsa Gems & Jewellery Ltd., Zee Learn Ltd., SKIL Infrastructure Ltd., Som Distilleries & Breweries Ltd., Eon Electric Ltd., Twentyfirst Century Management Services Ltd., Sona Hi Sona Jewellers (Gujarat) Ltd. and Maheshwari Logistics Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.