Sensex gains over 200 pts; BHEL, ICICI Bank rise
04th October 2012 11:18 AM
Indian markets continued to gain on Thursday. At 10.04 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 202.66 points or 1.07% at 19,072.35 with 27 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 62.40 points or 1.09% at 5,793.65 with 44 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 70.06 points or 0.37% at 18,939.75, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 20.30 points or 0.35%, at 5,751.55.
I C I C I Bank contributed rise of 42.93 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (27.7 points), H D F C Bank (25.1 points), Reliance Industries (22.8 points) and I T C (16.57 points).
However, Tata Consultancy Services contributed fall of 4.62 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Hero Motocorp (2.12 points), Infosys (0.26 points), Tata Power Company (0.68 points) and Wipro (0.84 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Bharat Heavy Electricals (3.10%), I C I C I Bank (2.92%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.94%), Bharti Airtel (1.88%), H D F C Bank (1.78%), and Tata Motors (1.32%).
On the other hand, Cipla (1.57%), Hero Motocorp (0.92%), and Tata Consultancy Services (0.50%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.85% and 0.76% respectively.The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Alstom India (3.19%), CORE Education and Technologies (0.85%), Alok Industries (0.6%), Amtek Auto (0.56%) and A B G Shipyard (0.46%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Action Construction Equipment (1.9%), Trident (1.48%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (1.18%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (0.81%) and Aarti Industries (0.13%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Bankex index was at 13,366.26, up by 260.21 points or by 1.99%. The major gainers were H D F C Bank (1.78%), Federal Bank (1.61%), Bank Of Baroda (0.96%), Canara Bank (0.64%) and Bank Of India (0.53%).
The Realty index was at 1,884.30, up by 31.47 points or by 1.70%. The major gainers were D L F (2.69%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (1.54%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.37%), Godrej Properties (0.29%) and D B Realty (0.27%).
The Capital Goods index was at 11,223.21, up by 142.35 points or by 1.28%. The major gainers were Alstom India (3.19%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (3.1%), BEML (1.44%), Bharat Electronics (1.28%) and A B B (0.59%).
On the other hand, the IT index was at 6,018.96, down by 5.89 points or by 0.1%. The major losers were Mphasis (3.17%), Hexaware Technologies (0.77%), H C L Technologies (0.53%) and Tata Consultancy Services (0.5%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,426 advances against 536 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Reliance Capital topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 276.55 million. It was followed by United Spirits (Rs. 227.67 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 209.79 million) and Gujarat Gas Company (Rs. 184.01 million).
The volume chart was led by Cals Refineries with trades of over 9.39 million shares. It was followed by I V R C L (2.29 million), Raj Oil Mills (1.24 million) and JM Financial (0.98 million).
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