Sensex climbs nearly 100 points; Tata Motors, Hindalco lead
Published: 14th August 2013 02:18 PM
Last Updated: 14th August 2013 02:18 PM
Indian equities continued its uptrendin the post noon trade on
Wednesday led by auto, metal and consumer durable stocks. At 2.03
pm, the Sensex was trading up 96.12 points or 0.50% at 19,325.96
with 15 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher
by 27.25 points or 0.48% at 5,726.55 with 28 components
Tata Motors contributed rise of 50.05
points in the Sensex. It was followed by Oil & Natural Gas
Corporation (36.73 points), Reliance Industries (22.64 points), I C
I C I Bank (17.1 points) and Tata Consultancy Services (8.7
However, I T C contributed fall of 13.66 points in the Sensex.
It was followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (13.3
points), Larsen & Toubro (6.94 points), Hindustan Unilever
(6.71 points) and Infosys (6.44 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (7.85%),
Hindalco Industries (4.65%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
(4.31%), G A I L (India) (3.66%), Tata Steel (3.32%), and Bajaj
On the other hand, Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.56%), Wipro
(1.72%), Bharti Airtel (1.15%), Hindustan Unilever (1.08%), Jindal
Steel & Power (1.04%), and Housing Development Finance
Corporation (0.88%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
Sectors in Limelight
The Auto index was at 10,835.30, up by 306.98 points or by
2.92%. The major gainers were Cummins India (2.51%), Bajaj Auto
(2.26%), Exide Industries (1.69%), Bosch (0.18%) and Maruti Suzuki
The Consumer Durables index was at 6,399.08, up by 148.32 points
or by 2.37%. The major gainers were Whirlpool Of India (5.92%),
Gitanjali Gems (4.97%), Titan Industries (3.54%), Bajaj Electricals
(1.88%) and Rajesh Exports (1.08%).
The Metal index was at 7,328.67, up by 166.56 points or by
2.33%. The major gainers were Hindalco Industries (4.65%), NMDC
(4.55%), JSW Steel (2.83%), Hindustan Zinc (1.35%) and Coal India
On the other hand, the Capital Goods index was at 7,679.56, down
by 59.86 points or by 0.77%. The major losers were A I A
Engineering (2.61%), BEML (1.65%), Bharat Electronics (1.28%), A B
B India (1.25%) and Alstom India (0.08%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,170 advances against 1,034
Value and Volume Toppers
Tata Steel topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of
Rs. 607.37 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs.
476.74 million), Tata Motors (Rs. 424.62 million) and Financial
Technologies (India) (Rs. 399.38 million).
The volume chart was led by Dish TV India with trades of over
3.90 million shares. It was followed by Unitech (3.62 million),
Jaiprakash Associates (3.15 million) and Jubilant Life Sciences