Sensex moves up; Tata Motors, TCS lead
08th February 2013 11:18 AM
Indian equities gained in early trade on Friday. At 10.17 am, the Sensex was trading up 43.63 points or 0.22% at 19,623.95 with 16 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 7.95 points or 0.13% at 5,946.75 with 25 components gaining.
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.
H D F C Bank contributed rise of 14.99 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (12.3 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (11.97 points), Larsen & Toubro (9.24 points) and Tata Motors (8.51 points).
However, Reliance Industries contributed fall of 12.89 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank (7.92 points), Infosys (6.68 points), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (3.11 points) and ACC (1.73 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (1.35%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.33%), H D F C Bank (1.06%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.02%), Larsen & Toubro (0.93%), and Bajaj Auto (0.91%).
On the other hand, Cipla (2.00%), Coal India (1.56%), Reliance Industries (0.69%), Sterlite Industries (India) (0.67%), I C I C I Bank (0.50%), and Infosys (0.42%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger counterparts declining -0.13% and -0.18% respectively.The major losers in the BSE Midcap were Aban Offshore (1.35%), A B G Shipyard (0.71%), Alstom India (0.36%), A I A Engineering (0.31%) and CORE Education and Technologies (0.28%).The major losers in the BSE Smallcap were A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (4.69%), Styrolution ABS (India) (1.54%), Action Construction Equipment (1.16%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (0.84%) and Trident (0.22%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,376.01, up by 66.95 points or by 0.92%. The major gainers were Bajaj Electricals (2.77%), Titan Industries (1.54%), Symphony (1.38%), Rajesh Exports (0.93%) and Blue Star (0.03%).
The Auto index was at 11,015.51, up by 76.69 points or by 0.70%. The major gainers were Exide Industries (1.76%), Cummins India (1.63%), Tata Motors (1.35%), Bajaj Auto (0.91%) and Mahindra & Mahindra (0.87%).
The Capital Goods index was at 10,174.39, up by 55.29 points or by 0.55%. The major gainers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.02%), F A G Bearings India (0.63%), BEML (0.55%), A B B (0.18%) and Crompton Greaves (0.1%).
On the other hand, the Oil & Gas index was at 9,062.54, down by 58.45 points or by 0.64%. The major losers were Indian Oil Corporation (1.6%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (1.57%), Cairn India (0.5%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.38%) and Petronet LNG (0.24%).
Market breadth was negative with 871 advances against 985 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Indiabulls Financial Services topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 4,809.07 million. It was followed by NTPC (Rs. 275.73 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 137.30 million) and Strides Arcolab (Rs. 97.68 million).
The volume chart was led by Indiabulls Financial Services with trades of over 17.09 million shares. It was followed by Suzlon Energy (2.50 million), Kingfisher Airlines (1.98 million) and NTPC (1.85 million).
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