Indian equities are trading flat with positive bias on
Wednesday. At 10.03 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 50.72 points or
0.26% at 19,305.81 with 18 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty
was trading higher by 13.65 points or 0.23% at 5,869.40 with 36
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of
47.38 points or 0.25% at 19,302.47, while the broad based NSE Nifty
started with a rise of 9.20 points or 0.16%, at 5,864.95.
Reliance Industries contributed rise of
17.3 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Larsen & Toubro
(9.66 points), I C I C I Bank (7.84 points), Bharti Airtel (6.72
points) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (5.57 points).
However, Infosys contributed fall of 4.11 points in the Sensex.
It was followed by I T C (3.26 points), Hindustan Unilever (3.17
points), Hero Motocorp (2.23 points) and Wipro (2.22 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Sterlite Industries
(India) (1.65%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.56%), Bharti
Airtel (1.34%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.99%), Reliance
Industries (0.98%), and Larsen & Toubro (0.97%).
On the other hand, Hero Motocorp (0.99%), Wipro (0.86%),
Hindustan Unilever (0.37%), Infosys (0.36%), Housing Development
Finance Corporation (0.26%), and Coal India (0.21%) were the
biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger
counterparts gaining 0.56% and 0.49% respectively. The major
gainers in the BSE Midcap were A I A Engineering (0.84%), Aban
Offshore (0.65%), Alstom India (0.65%), A B G Shipyard (0.18%) and
CORE Education and Technologies (0.12%).The major gainers in the
BSE Smallcap were A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services
(0.79%), Trident (0.65%), Aarti Industries (0.57%), Adhunik
Metaliks (0.21%) and Aanjaneya Lifecare (0.02%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,694.12, up by 80.56 points
or by 1.06%. The major gainers were Rajesh Exports (3.88%),
Whirlpool Of India (1.35%), Titan Industries (1.09%), Blue Star
(0.38%) and Gitanjali Gems (0.32%).
The Realty index was at 2,087.92, up by 20.83 points or by
1.01%. The major gainers were Housing Development and
Infrastructure (2.77%), Anant Raj (1.04%), Indiabulls Real Estate
(0.91%), D L F (0.9%) and Godrej Properties (0.29%).
The Capital Goods index was at 10,816.54, up by 88.92 points or
by 0.83%. The major gainers were A B B (0.97%), A I A Engineering
(0.84%), Alstom India (0.65%), Bharat Electronics (0.45%) and BEML
On the other hand, the IT index was at 5,661.22, down by 11.33
points or by 0.2%. The major losers were Wipro (0.86%), Infosys
(0.36%), H C L Technologies (0.06%) and Tata Consultancy Services
Market breadth was positive with 1,106 advances against 668
Value and Volume Toppers
Indusind Bank topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover
of Rs. 1,393.38 million. It was followed by Jet Airways (India)
(Rs. 101.87 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 94.53 million) and
Housing Development and Infrastructure (Rs. 80.49 million).
The volume chart was led by Indusind Bank with trades of over
3.28 million shares. It was followed by Kingfisher Airlines (2.58
million), Lanco Infratech (1.89 million) and G T L Infrastructure