Sensex pares some gains; United Spirits, SBI most active
09th October 2012 02:18 PM
Indian marketspared some of its earlier gainsin post noon session on Tuesday. Consumer durables, healthcare andcapital goods stockswitnesseda rise.
At 13.20 pm, the Sensex was trading up 77.08 points or 0.41% at 18,786.06 with 18 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 8.30 points or 0.15% at 5,684.30 with 26 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 87.27 points or 0.47% at 18,796.25, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 32.15 points or 0.57%, at 5,708.15.
Larsen & Toubro contributed rise of 20.78 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (14.06 points), I C I C I Bank (12.75 points), H D F C Bank (12.11 points) and Housing Development Finance Corporation (5.25 points).
However, Bharti Airtel contributed fall of 5.35 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Bharat Heavy Electricals (3.97 points), NTPC (3.65 points), Tata Motors (2.94 points) and Reliance Industries (2.4 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Larsen & Toubro (2.01%), Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (1.59%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.58%), Tata Power Company (1.43%), Sterlite Industries (India) (1.09%), and Cipla (1.09%).
On the other hand, Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.69%), Bharti Airtel (1.22%), NTPC (1.11%), Bajaj Auto (1.10%), G A I L (India) (1.00%), and Wipro (0.75%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.50% and 0.48% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Amara Raja Batteries (1.64%), Aban Offshore (1.62%), Amtek India (1.5%), A B G Shipyard (0.58%) and Allcargo Logistics (0.57%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Aarti Industries (4.7%), Styrolution ABS (India) (2.98%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (2.7%), A B G Infralogistics (1.52%) and Trident (1.03%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,126.19, up by 77.03 points or by 1.09%. The major gainers were Bajaj Electricals (6.35%), Rajesh Exports (1.01%), Titan Industries (0.73%), Whirlpool Of India (0.39%) and Blue Star (0.02%).
The HC index was at 7,597.28, up by 81.27 points or by 1.08%. The major gainers were Biocon (3.16%), Cadila Healthcare (1.66%), Divis Laboratories (1.37%), Cipla (1.09%) and Aurobindo Pharma (0.59%).
The Capital Goods index was at 11,138.36, up by 105.58 points or by 0.96%. The major gainers were Alstom T&D India (1.92%), Bharat Electronics (0.71%), BEML (0.51%), A B B (0.42%) and Crompton Greaves (0.15%).
On the other hand, the TECk index was at 3,376.34, down by 6.04 points or by 0.18%. The major losers were Idea Cellular (3.18%), Bharti Airtel (1.22%), Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) (1.07%), HT Media (0.25%) and H C L Technologies (0.07%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,514 advances against 1,197 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
United Spirits topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 897.21 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 521.50 million), Housing Development and Infrastructure (Rs. 309.65 million) and I V R C L (Rs. 292.14 million).
The volume chart was led by JM Financial with trades of over 11.64 million shares. It was followed by I V R C L (6.25 million), Sujana Towers (5.90 million) and Cals Refineries (3.17 million).
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