Sensex, Nifty open with gains; CD, IT up
11th February 2013 10:18 AM
The Indianequitymarkets started the day on a flat-to-positive note. The Sensex was trading up 7.45 points or 0.04% at 19,492.22 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 4.70 points or 0.08% at 5,898.80 with 26 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 32.82 points or 0.17% at 19,517.59, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 16.55 points or 0.28%, at 5,920.05.
Infosys contributed rise of 10.95 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Motors (9.97 points), Reliance Industries (4.37 points), Wipro (4.27 points) and State Bank Of India (3.69 points).
However, I T C contributed fall of 27.19 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Bharti Airtel (4.36 points), Hero Motocorp (3.36 points), Grasim Industries (3.23 points) and I C I C I Bank (2.5 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Dr Reddy's Laboratories (1.86%), Tata Motors (1.59%), Wipro (1.47%), Cipla (1.18%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.86%), and Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.72%).
On the other hand, Hero Motocorp (1.60%), I T C (1.38%), Tata Power Company (1.13%), Coal India (0.93%), Bharti Airtel (0.86%), and Hindalco Industries (0.82%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Midcap index was at 6753.92 down by 2.09 points or by 0.03%.The major losers were CORE Education and Technologies (1.07%), Amara Raja Batteries (0.68%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (0.59%), A B G Shipyard (0.44%) and Ashok Leyland (0.42%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,360.63, up by 42.80 points or by 0.58%. The major gainers were Whirlpool Of India (0.71%), Symphony (0.7%), Gitanjali Gems (0.69%), Rajesh Exports (0.28%) and Blue Star (0.06%).
The IT index was at 6,498.59, up by 21.41 points or by 0.33%. The major gainers were Hexaware Technologies (4.72%), Infosys (0.7%), Mahindra Satyam (0.63%), Oracle Financial Services Software (0.07%) and H C L Technologies (0.03%).
The FMCG index was at 5,783.60, down by 36.25 points or by 0.62%. The major losers were I T C (1.38%), Colgate-Palmolive (India) (0.61%), Dabur India (0.5%), Godrej Consumer Products (0.34%) and Hindustan Unilever (0.07%).The Metal index was at 10,016.61, down by 49.92 points or by 0.5%. The major losers were Hindustan Zinc (1.29%), Coal India (0.93%), Bhushan Steel (0.84%), Hindalco Industries (0.82%) and JSW Steel (0.48%).
Market breadth was positive with 693 advances against 583 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 5,326.25 million. It was followed by Hexaware Technologies (Rs. 78.16 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 56.82 million) and Jet Airways (India) (Rs. 51.91 million).
The volume chart was led by Apollo Hospitals Enterprise with trades of over 6.39 million shares. It was followed by Hexaware Technologies (0.92 million), Suzlon Energy (0.72 million) and Subex (0.62 million).
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