Sensex, Nifty down 0.4%; rate-sensitives drag
01st February 2013 02:18 PM
Indian markets were trading lower in post noon session on Fridayled by interest rate sensitives.At 1.21 pm, the Sensex was trading down 80.62 points or 0.41% at 19,814.36 with 16 components falling. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 24.75 points or 0.41% at 6,010 with 29 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with a rise of 12.23 points or 0.06% at 19,907.21, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 6.20 points or 0.10%, at 6,040.95.
Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 21.09 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (19.85 points), I C I C I Bank (14.23 points), H D F C Bank (12.01 points) and Bharti Airtel (10.46 points).
However, Reliance Industries contributed rise of 8.71 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Maruti Suzuki India (5.03 points), Tata Consultancy Services (2.75 points), I T C (2.49 points) and Tata Power Company (1.82 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Maruti Suzuki India (1.88%), Bajaj Auto (1.62%), Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (1.55%), Cipla (1.42%), Tata Power Company (0.89%), and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.47%).
On the other hand, Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.70%), Bharti Airtel (1.89%), Hindustan Unilever (1.55%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.47%), Hindalco Industries (1.34%), and Infosys (1.25%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.04% and 0.00% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were A B G Shipyard (3.48%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (1.77%), Dish TV India (1.18%), Alstom India (0.96%) and Ashok Leyland (0.41%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Advanta India (2.37%), Adhunik Metaliks (1.2%), Reliance MediaWorks (0.34%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (0.31%) and Trident (0.22%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,205.74, down by 32.83 points or by 1.47%. The major losers were D L F (3.89%), Sobha Developers (2.88%), Anant Raj (0.92%), Oberoi Realty (0.58%) and Unitech (0.14%).
The TECk index was at 3,773.40, down by 25.02 points or by 0.66%. The major losers were Bharti Airtel (1.89%), H C L Technologies (0.7%), Mphasis (0.63%), Oracle Financial Services Software (0.43%) and Idea Cellular (0.36%).
The Bankex index was at 14,490.18, down by 90.08 points or by 0.62%. The major losers were Canara Bank(1.22%), I C I C I Bank (0.91%), H D F C Bank (0.82%), Bank Of India (0.11%) and Bank Of Baroda (0.07%).
On the other hand, the Consumer Durables index was at 7,738.68, up by 157.18 points or by 2.07%. The major gainers were Gitanjali Gems (2.32%), Titan Industries (2%), Rajesh Exports (1.59%), Blue Star (0.42%) and Whirlpool Of India (0.21%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,231 advances against 1,391 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Jet Airways (India) topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 697.67 million. It was followed by Bharti Airtel (Rs. 488.99 million), Suzlon Energy (Rs. 450.18 million) and Asian Paints (Rs. 422.76 million).
The volume chart was led by Suzlon Energy with trades of over 17.48 million shares. It was followed by Spicejet (3.74 million), Essar Oil (3.60 million) and Tata Power Company (3.44 million).
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