Sensex ends 194 points higher; CG, Auto, Bankex lead
02nd November 2012 04:18 PM
Indian benchmark indicessettled higheron Fridayhelped bybroadbased buying seen across board. Capital goods, auto and PSU stocks gained the most.At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex added 193.75 or 1.04% at 18,755.45 with 26 components posting rise. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty went up by 52.65 or 0.93% at 5,697.70 with 43 components registering rise.
I C I C I Bank contributed rise of 31.32 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Larsen & Toubro (29.95 points), I T C (29.37 points), Infosys (15.04 points) and State Bank Of India (12.55 points).
However, Bharti Airtel contributed fall of 8.9 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Hindustan Unilever (5.66 points), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.53 points), Jaiprakash Associates (0.4 points) and D L F (0.48 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were G A I L (India) (3.75%), Bajaj Auto (2.90%), Larsen & Toubro (2.68%), I C I C I Bank (2.12%), Hero Motocorp (2.11%), and Mahindra & Mahindra (2.08%).
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel (2.12%), Jindal Steel & Power (0.80%), Hindustan Unilever (0.80%), and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.46%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.36% and 0.33% respectively.The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Andhra Bank(2%), Hexaware Technologies (1.84%), Delta Corp (1.59%), Allahabad Bank (0.95%) and A I A Engineering (0.3%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Adhunik Metaliks (4.66%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (2.58%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (2.07%), Wagend Infra Venture (1.55%) and Aegis Logistics (0.61%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Capital Goods index was at 11,114.67, up by 190.12 points or by 1.74%. The major gainers were Lakshmi Machine Works (3.43%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.13%), A I A Engineering (0.3%), Havell"S India (0.06%) and BEML (0.05%).
The PSU index was at 7,231.74, up by 108.08 points or by 1.52%. The major gainers were Andhra Bank(2%), Bank Of Baroda (1.43%), Bank Of India (1.11%), Allahabad Bank (0.95%) and Balmer Lawrie & Company (0.13%).
The Auto index was at 10,690.67, up by 157.04 points or by 1.49%. The major gainers were Bajaj Auto (2.9%), Ashok Leyland (2.33%), Hero Motocorp (2.11%), Mahindra & Mahindra (2.08%) and Exide Industries (0.6%).
The Bankex index was at 13,163.28, up by 168.94 points or by 1.30%. The major gainers were Canara Bank(4.49%), I C I C I Bank (2.12%), Bank Of Baroda (1.43%), Bank Of India (1.11%) and H D F C Bank (0.38%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,573 advances against 1,353 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Union Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 522.40 million. It was followed by United Spirits (Rs. 493.26 million), Larsen & Toubro (Rs. 396.79 million) and 20 Microns (Rs. 352.86 million).
The volume chart was led by Ashok Leyland with trades of over 6.24 million shares. It was followed by Lanco Infratech (4.20 million), Spicejet (3.97 million) and Apollo Tyres (3.72 million).
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