Sensex pares some gains; JSPL, Bajaj Auto drop
03rd October 2012 02:18 PM
Indian equities pared some of its gains in post noon session on Wednesday as European market opened negative.Auto, IT and consumer durables stocks traded lower.
At 1.06 p.m., the Sensex was trading up 9.98 points or 0.05% at 18,833.89 with 16 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 1.40 points or 0.02% at 5,717.40 with 29 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with a rise of 17.58 points or 0.09% at 18,841.49, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 8.90 points or 0.16%, at 5,727.70.
Reliance Industries contributed rise of 17.79 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Hindustan Unilever (11.12 points), Tata Consultancy Services (10.15 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (9.72 points) and Mahindra & Mahindra (3.93 points).
However, Infosys contributed fall of 18.39 points in the Sensex. It was followed by ITC (15.55 points), HDFC Bank (7.5 points), Tata Motors (6.53 points) and Hero Motocorp (2.83 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Dr Reddy"s Laboratories (2.59%), Hindustan Unilever (1.64%), Coal India (1.51%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.12%), Reliance Industries (0.99%), and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.92%).
On the other hand, Jindal Steel & Power (4.19%), Bajaj Auto (1.67%), Hero Motocorp (1.24%), Infosys (1.23%), Tata Motors (1.06%), and ITC (0.91%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.14% and 0.49% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Alok Industries (2.41%), Aban Offshore (1.46%), Alstom India (1.15%), Allcargo Logistics (0.59%) and AIA Engineering (0.2%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Trident (5.63%), Aarti Industries (1.42%), Action Construction Equipment (1.14%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (0.61%) and ABG Infralogistics (0.04%).
Sectors in Limelight
The HC index was at 7,613.03, up by 51.72 points or by 0.68%. The major gainers were Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (1.67%), Cadila Healthcare (1.22%), Aurobindo Pharma (0.9%), Biocon (0.51%) and Cipla (0.14%).
The Oil & Gas index was at 8,693.79, up by 54.30 points or by 0.63%. The major gainers were Petronet LNG (0.59%), G A I L (India) (0.54%), Indian Oil Corporation (0.48%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.22%) and Oil India (0.04%).
The Bankex index was at 13,048.70, down by 68.59 points or by 0.52%. The major losers were Bank Of India(1.76%), Bank Of Baroda (0.89%), Canara Bank (0.74%), HDFC Bank (0.54%) and ICICI Bank (0.18%).The Realty index was at 1,840.78, down by 9.02 points or by 0.49%. The major losers were Indiabulls Real Estate (1.36%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.75%), DB Realty (0.62%), DLF (0.44%) and Godrej Properties (0.13%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,591 advances against 1,181 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
United Spirits topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 1,177.20 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 565.98 million), Reliance Capital (Rs. 355.40 million) and Reliance Industries (Rs. 277.62 million).
The volume chart was led by Cals Refineries with trades of over 5.65 million shares. It was followed by JM Financial (4.25 million), Firstsource Solutions (3.14 million) and Spicejet (2.31 million).
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