Sensex gains 78 pts in early trade
06th February 2013 10:18 AM
Indian equities gained in early trade on Wednesday snapping earlier losses. At 9.19 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 77.63 points or 0.39% at 19,737.45 with 24 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 19.70 points or 0.33% at 5,976.60 with 38 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 77.95 points or 0.40% at 19,737.77, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 31.15 points or 0.52%, at 5,988.05.
Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed rise of 14.44 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (7.29 points), I C I C I Bank (6.12 points), Larsen & Toubro (5.49 points) and Bharti Airtel (5.32 points).
However, NTPC contributed fall of 4.3 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Hindustan Unilever (4.21 points), H D F C Bank (1.99 points), Hero Motocorp (1.34 points) and Mahindra & Mahindra (0.7 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Maruti Suzuki India (1.84%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.20%), Tata Power Company (1.16%), Bharti Airtel (1.03%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.03%), and Tata Steel (0.99%).
On the other hand, NTPC (1.41%), Hindustan Unilever (0.71%), Hero Motocorp (0.63%), G A I L (India) (0.30%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.15%), and H D F C Bank (0.14%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.43% and 0.53% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Amara Raja Batteries (0.83%), CORE Education and Technologies (0.43%), A B G Shipyard (0.32%), Aban Offshore (0.31%) and Allahabad Bank (0.16%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Aanjaneya Lifecare (1%), Alok Industries (0.66%), Aegis Logistics (0.53%), Adhunik Metaliks (0.37%) and Ajanta Pharma (0.32%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,211.15, up by 17.19 points or by 0.78%. The major gainers were Housing Development and Infrastructure (1.34%), Godrej Properties (1.22%), Anant Raj (1.09%), D L F (0.83%) and Indiabulls Real Estate (0.25%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,614.96, up by 57.82 points or by 0.77%. The major gainers were Videocon Industries (2.16%), Bajaj Electricals (1.22%), Titan Industries (0.92%), Gitanjali Gems (0.77%) and T T K Prestige (0.66%).
The Auto index was at 10,971.24, up by 65.57 points or by 0.60%. The major gainers were Cummins India (1.09%), Bajaj Auto (0.98%), Ashok Leyland (0.8%), Exide Industries (0.65%) and Bharat Forge (0.34%).
The IPO index was at 1,853.41, up by 10.02 points or by 0.54%. The major gainers were C.Mahendra Exports (6.8%), Future Ventures India (1.46%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (1%), L&T Finance Holdings (0.88%) and Bharti Infratel (0.14%).
Market breadth was positive with 635 advances against 154 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Sayaji Hotels topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 637.99 million. It was followed by Jubilant FoodWorks (Rs. 40.53 million), United Spirits (Rs. 36.90 million) and Automotive Axles (Rs. 21.72 million).
The volume chart was led by Sayaji Hotels with trades of over 4.76 million shares. It was followed by Birla Cotsyn (India) (0.60 million), Suzlon Energy (0.55 million) and Decolight Ceramics (0.46 million).
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