Sensex, Nifty trade up 0.6%; Realty, Bankex lead
18th October 2012 01:18 PM
Indian markets continue to rule in the positive terrainpost noon trade. Index heavyweights-ITC, ICICI Bank and L&T led the upmove. Realty, banking and auto stocks gained ground.
At 1.06 pm, the Sensex was trading up 111.77 points or 0.60% at 18,722.54 with 25 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 33.55 points or 0.59% at 5,693.80 with 41 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 42.83 points or 0.23% at 18,653.60, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 15.05 points or 0.27%, at 5,675.30.
I C I C I Bank contributed rise of 16.4 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (15.33 points), Larsen & Toubro (13.82 points), H D F C Bank (12.01 points) and State Bank Of India (11.95 points).
However, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries contributed fall of 4.3 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Bharti Airtel (4.15 points), Wipro (2.02 points), Reliance Industries (1.71 points) and Grasim Industries (1.5 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Power Company (2.51%), Tata Motors (1.93%), State Bank Of India (1.68%), Hindalco Industries (1.42%), Larsen & Toubro (1.28%), and Hero Motocorp (1.20%).
On the other hand, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.23%), Bharti Airtel (1.02%), Wipro (0.79%), and Reliance Industries (0.10%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 1,837.77, up by 26.98 points or by 1.49%. The major gainers were Anant Raj Industries (5.97%), Indiabulls Real Estate (2.42%), D L F (2.29%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.98%) and D B Realty (0.79%).
The Bankex index was at 13,198.36, up by 162.22 points or by 1.24%. The major gainers were Bank Of Baroda(2.67%), Bank Of India (1.79%), Canara Bank (1.46%), Federal Bank (1.2%) and H D F C Bank (0.85%).
The IPO index was at 1,672.91, up by 17.35 points or by 1.05%. The major gainers were C.Mahendra Exports (12%), Bedmutha Industries (2.61%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (1.68%), Claris Lifesciences (0.96%) and Ashoka Buildcon (0.47%).
On the other hand, the HC index was at 7,561.81, down by 17.57 points or by 0.23%. The major losers were Ipca Laboratories (1.38%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (1.33%), Piramal Enterprises (0.79%), Opto Circuits (India) (0.46%) and Glenmark Pharmaceutical (0.28%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,559 advances against 1,062 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 688.74 million. It was followed by Axis Bank (Rs. 400.35 million), United Spirits (Rs. 266.28 million) and Reliance Industries (Rs. 237.94 million).
The volume chart was led by TV18 Broadcast with trades of over 5.33 million shares. It was followed by Cals Refineries (5.21 million), Lanco Infratech (4.30 million) and JSW ISPAT Steel (4.09 million).
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