Sensex gains over 100 points; Mid and small-caps underperform
12th February 2013 04:18 PM
Indian markets continue to trade higher towards the close led by gains seen in oil & gas, healthcare and auto stocks while realty stocksfell the most.
At 3.18 pm, the Sensex was trading up 104.78 points or 0.54% at 19,565.35 with 18 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 25.30 points or 0.43% at 5,923.15 with 28 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 30.06 points in the Sensex. It was followed by H D F C Bank (20.84 points), Tata Motors (17.94 points), Reliance Industries (17.28 points) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (10.47 points).
However, Infosys contributed fall of 20.55 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (4.16 points), Sterlite Industries (India) (2.26 points), Reliance Communications (1.96 points) and ACC (1.92 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (3.79%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.88%), Tata Motors (2.80%), Coal India (1.85%), Bajaj Auto (1.76%), and Bharti Airtel (1.74%).
On the other hand, Jindal Steel & Power (3.30%), Infosys (1.28%), Sterlite Industries (India) (1.26%), Tata Power Company (0.77%), Hero Motocorp (0.61%), and G A I L (India) (0.46%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger counterparts declining -0.28% and -0.54% respectively.The major losers in the BSE Midcap were A B G Shipyard (2.87%), Alstom India (1.04%), CORE Education and Technologies (0.88%), Aban Offshore (0.53%) and Allcargo Logistics (0.12%).The major losers in the BSE Smallcap were Styrolution ABS (India) (4.19%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (3.32%), Action Construction Equipment (2.78%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (2.28%) and Aarti Industries (0.89%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Oil & Gas index was at 9,145.06, up by 144.91 points or by 1.61%. The major gainers were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (3.79%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (2.32%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (2.22%), Indian Oil Corporation (1.73%) and Cairn India (0.54%).
The PSU index was at 7,385.31, up by 88.20 points or by 1.21%. The major gainers were Bank Of Maharashtra(2.36%), Balmer Lawrie & Company (0.88%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.87%), Bank Of Baroda (0.84%) and Allahabad Bank (0.57%).
The HC index was at 8,025.93, up by 93.16 points or by 1.17%. The major gainers were Cadila Healthcare (1.97%), Divis Laboratories (1.33%), Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (0.73%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (0.7%) and Biocon (0.23%).
On the other hand, the Realty index was at 2,087.53, down by 84.86 points or by 3.91%. The major losers were Indiabulls Real Estate (3.23%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (3.05%), Anant Raj (2.89%), D L F (1.44%) and Godrej Properties (1.41%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,098 advances against 1,730 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Unitech topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 909.92 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 580.46 million), D B Realty (Rs. 578.91 million) and M M T C (Rs. 499.63 million).
The volume chart was led by Unitech with trades of over 31.70 million shares. It was followed by Visesh Infotecnics (10.47 million), Jaiprakash Associates (6.11 million) and Suzlon Energy (5.77 million).
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