Sensex up 44 points in early trade
12th February 2013 10:18 AM
Indian equities gained in early trade on Tuesday. At 09.34 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 44.58 points or 0.23% at 19,505.15 with 19 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 12.15 points or 0.21% at 5,910.00 with 29 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 29.30 points or 0.15% at 19,489.87, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a fall of 3.50 points or 0.06%, at 5,894.35.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation contributed rise of 18.83 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank (8.2 points), Larsen & Toubro (6.94 points), H D F C Bank (6.19 points) and Tata Motors (5.93 points).
However, Infosys contributed fall of 16.06 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (5.57 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (2.75 points), Jaiprakash Associates (1.3 points) and Grasim Industries (1.21 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (2.38%), Coal India (0.93%), Tata Motors (0.93%), Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (0.79%), Maruti Suzuki India (0.76%), and Hero Motocorp (0.76%).
On the other hand, Jindal Steel & Power (1.15%), Infosys (1.00%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.57%), Cipla (0.47%), Sterlite Industries (India) (0.39%), and Wipro (0.33%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Midcap index was at 6740.3 down by 3.69 points or by 0.05%.The major losers were Anant Raj (5.36%), Amtek India (2.6%), A B G Shipyard (0.85%), Apollo Tyres (0.41%) and Amara Raja Batteries (0.38%).
Sectors in Limelight
The PSU index was at 7,369.18, up by 72.07 points or by 0.99%. The major gainers were Balmer Lawrie & Company (1.35%), Bank Of India (1.25%), Allahabad Bank (1.21%), Andhra Bank (0.78%) and Bank Of Baroda (0.62%).
The Capital Goods index was at 10,149.87, up by 64.02 points or by 0.63%. The major gainers were A I A Engineering (1.21%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.7%), Alstom India (0.66%), Crompton Greaves (0.43%) and A B B (0.02%).
The Oil & Gas index was at 9,056.35, up by 56.20 points or by 0.62%. The major gainers were Indian Oil Corporation (0.8%), Cairn India (0.38%), Oil India (0.29%), G A I L (India) (0.28%) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (0.15%).
On the other hand, the Realty index was at 2,108.75, down by 63.64 points or by 2.93%. The major losers were Anant Raj (5.36%), Godrej Properties (1.09%), D L F (0.72%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.62%) and Indiabulls Real Estate (0.61%).
Market breadth was positive with 748 advances against 594 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Unitech topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 161.12 million. It was followed by M M T C (Rs. 114.41 million), J B F Industries (Rs. 74.46 million) and State Bank Of India (Rs. 66.60 million).
The volume chart was led by Unitech with trades of over 5.51 million shares. It was followed by Birla Cotsyn (India) (1.78 million), Kingfisher Airlines (1.06 million) and Asian Granito India (0.90 million).
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