Sensex ends down 91 points; ITC, RIL, ICICI Bank drag
05th February 2013 04:18 PM
Indian markets ended the choppy session lower on Tuesday led by losses seen in consumer durables, FMCG and power stocks. At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex declined 91.37 pointsor 0.46% at 19,659.82 with 19 components registering drop. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty fell by 30.35 pointsor 0.51% at 5,956.90 with 32 components registering drop.Sensex Movers
ITC contributed fall of 31.5 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries (20.98 points), ICICI Bank (19.46 points), H D F C Bank (10.76 points) and Tata Motors (10.38 points).
However, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries contributed rise of 14.12 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (4.88 points), State Bank Of India (4.3 points), Grasim Industries (3.12 points) and ACC (2.33 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (4.06%), Bajaj Auto (1.49%), G A I L (India) (1.25%), Cipla (1.18%), State Bank Of India (0.57%), and Tata Consultancy Services (0.53%).
On the other hand, Bharat Heavy Electricals (3.19%), Bharti Airtel (1.93%), Sterlite Industries (India) (1.73%), Tata Motors (1.64%), I T C (1.58%), and Tata Power Company (1.50%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and Small caps underperformed their larger counterparts declining -0.62% and -0.98% respectively.The major losers in the BSE Midcap were Aban Offshore (1.65%), Amtek Auto (1.4%), Alstom India (0.79%), Amtek India (0.66%) and CORE Education and Technologies (0.34%).The major losers in the BSE Smallcap were Aarti Industries (3.03%), Styrolution ABS (India) (2.83%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (2.7%), Action Construction Equipment (2.19%) and Aanjaneya Lifecare (1.15%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,553.43, down by 123.92 points or by 1.61%. The major losers were Bajaj Electricals (3.09%), Rajesh Exports (0.72%), Gitanjali Gems (0.55%), Symphony (0.44%) and Whirlpool Of India (0.08%).
The FMCG index was at 5,860.89, down by 56.41 points or by 0.95%. The major losers were Jubilant FoodWorks (8.24%), Tata Global Beverages (2.48%), I T C (1.58%), Hindustan Unilever (0.85%) and Godrej Consumer Products (0.43%).
The Power index was at 1,908.42, down by 17.53 points or by 0.91%. The major losers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (3.19%), Lanco Infratech (2.04%), Crompton Greaves (1.18%), JSW Energy (1.1%) and NTPC (0.23%).
On the other hand, the HC index was at 8,033.54, up by 67.57 points or by 0.85%. The major gainers were Biocon (2.75%), Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals (2.4%), Aurobindo Pharma (1.75%), Cipla (1.18%) and Cadila Healthcare (0.94%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,076 advances against 1,839 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Havell's India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 4,796.04 million. It was followed by United Spirits (Rs. 1,306.23 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 931.42 million) and Jubilant FoodWorks (Rs. 466.68 million).
The volume chart was led by Suzlon Energy with trades of over 15.29 million shares. It was followed by Commercial Engineers and Body Builders Company (8.58 million), Havell'S India (7.34 million) and Unitech (3.84 million).
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