Sensex opens flat; Tata Motors up 2%, Coal India down 1%
08th February 2013 10:17 AM
Indian equities are trading flatin early trade on Friday. At 9.18 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 15.06 points or 0.08% at 19,595.38 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 9.70 points or 0.16% at 5,929.10 with 23 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with a decline of 3.13 points or 0.02% at 19,577.19, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a fall of 9.70 points or 0.16%, at 5,929.10.
Tata Motors contributed rise of 12.53 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (8.52 points), Larsen & Toubro (5.19 points), H D F C Bank (3.96 points) and Mahindra & Mahindra (3.8 points).
However, I T C contributed fall of 10.13 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries (7.87 points), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (5.57 points), I C I C I Bank (4.27 points) and Infosys (2.71 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (1.99%), Bajaj Auto (0.98%), Jindal Steel & Power (0.80%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.80%), Tata Power Company (0.72%), and Wipro (0.63%).
On the other hand, Coal India (1.16%), NTPC (0.78%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.67%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (0.54%), I T C (0.51%), and Cipla (0.44%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.26% and 0.09% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Anant Raj (2.93%), CORE Education and Technologies (2.04%), Amara Raja Batteries (0.4%), Allahabad Bank (0.2%) and Aban Offshore (0.01%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Andhra Cements (7.59%), Andrew Yule and Company (2.2%), Alok Industries (1.15%), Alembic Pharmaceuticals (0.66%) and Ansal Properties and Infrastructure (0.62%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,200.10, up by 21.40 points or by 0.98%. The major gainers were Oberoi Realty (4.02%), Anant Raj (2.93%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.97%), D L F (0.78%) and Indiabulls Real Estate (0.4%).
The Auto index was at 11,029.00, up by 90.18 points or by 0.82%. The major gainers were Bajaj Auto (0.98%), Cummins India (0.88%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.8%), Bharat Forge (0.44%) and Exide Industries (0.16%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,356.22, up by 47.16 points or by 0.65%. The major gainers were Rajesh Exports (1.21%), Bajaj Electricals (0.92%), Titan Industries (0.74%), T T K Prestige (0.51%) and Gitanjali Gems (0.38%).
On the other hand, the Oil & Gas index was at 9,112.17, down by 8.82 points or by 0.1%. The major losers were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.67%), Reliance Industries (0.42%) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (0.06%).
Market breadth was positive with 427 advances against 229 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
NTPC topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 58.97 million. It was followed by Indiabulls Financial Services (Rs. 31.03 million), Va Tech Wabag (Rs. 26.52 million) and Strides Arcolab (Rs. 20.47 million).
The volume chart was led by NTPC with trades of over 0.40 million shares. It was followed by Kingfisher Airlines (0.24 million), Suzlon Energy (0.18 million) and Deccan Chronicle Holdings (0.13 million).
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