Indian markets still trading on a higher note in the post noon
tradeon Tuesdayled by gains in capital goods, realty and banking
stocks. At 1.58 p.m., the Sensex was trading up 113.85 points or
0.57% at 20,008.95 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty
was trading higher by 25.10 points or 0.42% at 5,931.25 with 32
I C I C I Bank contributed rise of 42.16 points in the Sensex.
It was followed by I T C (31.93 points), Larsen & Toubro (29.8
points), Bharti Airtel (11.02 points) and Oil & Natural Gas
Corporation (9.29 points).
However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed
fall of 9.76 points in the Sensex. It was followed by H D F C Bank
(8.47 points), Tata Consultancy Services (4.81 points), Hindalco
Industries (1.58 points) and State Bank Of India (1.42 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Larsen & Toubro
(2.97%), I C I C I Bank (2.64%), Jindal Steel & Power (2.52%),
Tata Power Company (2.39%), Bharti Airtel (2.25%), and I T C
On the other hand, Hindalco Industries (1.03%), Coal India
(0.87%), Hero Motocorp (0.65%), Housing Development Finance
Corporation (0.63%), Cipla (0.60%), and H D F C Bank (0.54%) were
the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Midcap and Smallcap index rose 0.39% and 0.47%
Sectors in Limelight
The Capital Goods index was at 8,110.50, up by 136.34 points or
by 1.71%. The major gainers were Havell'S India (1.14%), Alstom
T&D India (0.95%), F A G Bearings India (0.78%), Alstom India
(0.75%) and A I A Engineering (0.22%).
The Realty index was at 1,260.26, up by 18.25 points or by
1.47%. The major gainers were Housing Development and
Infrastructure (1.79%), D L F (1.23%), Godrej Properties (0.94%),
Indiabulls Real Estate (0.8%) and Anant Raj (0.59%).
The Bankex index was at 11,593.83, up by 118.04 points or by
1.03%. The major gainers were I C I C I Bank (2.64%), Canara Bank
(1.55%), Bank Of Baroda (1.46%), Bank Of India (1.36%) and Federal
On the other hand, the Metal index was at 8,783.95, down by
25.65 points or by 0.29%. The major losers were Hindalco Industries
(1.03%), JSW Steel (0.94%), Hindustan Zinc (0.91%), Coal India
(0.87%) and Bhushan Steel (0.06%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,192 advances against 1,079
Value and Volume Toppers
Yes Bank topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of
Rs. 623.17 million. It was followed by Kotak Gold ETF (Rs. 566.94
million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 462.40 million) and Axis Bank
(Rs. 385.84 million).
The volume chart was led by Cals Refineries with trades of over
10.36 million shares. It was followed by Yantra Natural Resources
(3.07 million), Yes Bank (1.88 million) and Punj Lloyd (1.67