Sensex gains over 50 points; Auto, Realty up 1%
25th January 2013 12:18 PM
Indian markets continued to gain on Friday snapping earlier losses. At 11.13 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 52.40 points or 0.26% at 19,976.18 with 19 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 9.25 points or 0.15% at 6,028.60 with 29 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 21.91 points or 0.11% at 19,945.69, while the broad based NSE Nifty began flat with a gain of 5.15 points or 0.09%, at 6,024.50.
Tata Motors contributed rise of 15.28 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank (12.84 points), I T C (11.87 points), Tata Consultancy Services (8.25 points) and Bharti Airtel (8.13 points).
However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 13.97 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries (10.17 points), H D F C Bank (5.48 points), ACC (3 points) and Tata Steel (2.5 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (2.10%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (1.72%), Bharti Airtel (1.50%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.37%), Mahindra & Mahindra (1.11%), and Cipla (0.98%).
On the other hand, Coal India (1.16%), Tata Power Company (1.07%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (0.94%), Tata Steel (0.75%), Reliance Industries (0.54%), and Jindal Steel & Power (0.54%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Sectors in Limelight
The Auto index was at 10,937.85, up by 103.46 points or by 0.95%. The major gainers were Tata Motors (2.1%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.37%), Mahindra & Mahindra (1.11%) and Bosch (0.16%).
The Realty index was at 2,111.20, up by 19.92 points or by 0.95%. The major gainers were Housing Development and Infrastructure (6.1%), Godrej Properties (2.24%), Indiabulls Real Estate (2.12%), Anant Raj (1.9%) and Oberoi Realty (0.05%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,480.25, up by 56.93 points or by 0.77%. The major gainers were T T K Prestige (1.47%), Titan Industries (1.46%), Symphony (1.01%), Whirlpool Of India (0.67%) and Blue Star (0.33%).
On the other hand, the Metal index was at 10,390.11, down by 45.5 points or by 0.44%. The major losers were Coal India (1.16%), Bhushan Steel (0.96%), Jindal Steel & Power (0.54%), JSW Steel (0.42%) and Hindustan Zinc (0.4%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,025 advances against 1,235 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Housing Development and Infrastructure topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 819.43 million. It was followed by Canara Bank (Rs. 300.92 million), Liberty Phosphate (Rs. 203.72 million) and Larsen & Toubro (Rs. 177.72 million).
The volume chart was led by Housing Development and Infrastructure with trades of over 10.35 million shares. It was followed by Arshiya International (3.95 million), I V R C L (3.37 million) and Suzlon Energy (3.30 million).
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