Sensex gains nearly 150 points; Tata Motors, M&M, Maruti surge
25th January 2013 03:18 PM
Indian markets gained further towards closing on Friday. At 2.04 p.m, the Sensex was trading up 149.02 points or 0.75% at 20,072.80 with 24 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 43.35 points or 0.72% at 6,062.70 with 39 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 20.22 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank (17.78 points), I T C (16.63 points), Larsen & Toubro (13.8 points) and Mahindra & Mahindra (13.13 points).
However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 15.7 points in the Sensex. It was followed by ACC (1.9 points), Reliance Industries (1.86 points), Tata Power Company (1.69 points) and Hero Motocorp (0.4 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (2.76%), Mahindra & Mahindra (2.73%), Maruti Suzuki India (2.31%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.08%), Bajaj Auto (1.96%), and Hindalco Industries (1.84%).
On the other hand, Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.05%), Tata Power Company (0.79%), Hero Motocorp (0.19%), Coal India (0.13%), and Reliance Industries (0.10%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,159.58, up by 68.30 points or by 3.27%. The major gainers were Housing Development and Infrastructure (11.92%), Anant Raj (4.25%), Indiabulls Real Estate (3.91%), Godrej Properties (1.6%) and D L F (1.17%).
The Auto index was at 11,041.20, up by 206.81 points or by 1.91%. The major gainers were Mahindra & Mahindra (2.73%), Maruti Suzuki India (2.31%), Bajaj Auto (1.96%), Ashok Leyland (0.82%) and Bosch (0.21%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,550.70, up by 127.38 points or by 1.72%. The major gainers were Whirlpool Of India (2.57%), Symphony (2.49%), Titan Industries (2.47%), T T K Prestige (1.23%) and Blue Star (0.65%).
The Capital Goods index was at 10,762.27, up by 144.72 points or by 1.36%. The major gainers were Crompton Greaves (2.98%), A B B (0.93%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.74%), A I A Engineering (0.67%) and BEML (0.39%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,509 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. 1,577.18 million. It was followed by Jet Airways (India) (Rs. 585.55 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 493.47 million) and Canara Bank (Rs. 329.69 million).
The volume chart was led by Housing Development and Infrastructure with trades of over 18.88 million shares. It was followed by Birla Cotsyn (India) (15.59 million), Suzlon Energy (14.32 million) and I V R C L (5.56 million).
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