Sensex dips further; CG down over 2%
14th February 2013 04:18 PM
Indian markets fell further in the post noon trade towards the close led by losses seen in capital goods, auto and oil & gas stocks. At 03.12 p.m., the Sensex was trading down 87.72 points or 0.45% at 19,520.36 with 17 components falling. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 32.05 points or 0.54% at 5,900.90 with 34 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with a rise of 18.73 points or 0.10% at 19,626.81, while the broad based NSE Nifty began flat with a gain of 0.25 pointsat 5,933.20.
Reliance Industries contributed fall of 39.75 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Larsen & Toubro (27.23 points), I C I C I Bank (22.12 points), Bharti Airtel (21.2 points) and Tata Motors (14.35 points).
However, H D F C Bank contributed rise of 24.25 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (14.61 points), Hindustan Unilever (13.19 points), Tata Consultancy Services (12.71 points) and I T C (4.9 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Hindustan Unilever (2.29%), H D F C Bank (1.67%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.29%), G A I L (India) (1.27%), Coal India (0.92%), and Infosys (0.91%).
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel (4.21%), Wipro (3.61%), Maruti Suzuki India (3.16%), Larsen & Toubro (2.76%), Tata Motors (2.25%), and Reliance Industries (2.19%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger counterparts declining -1.36% and -1.78% respectively.The major losers in the BSE Midcap were Alstom India (3.27%), A I A Engineering (3.18%), A B G Shipyard (2.9%), Aban Offshore (1.89%) and CORE Education and Technologies (0.68%).The major losers in the BSE Smallcap were A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (4.43%), Aanjaneya Lifecare (1.41%), Trident (0.68%), Styrolution ABS (India) (0.59%) and Aarti Industries (0.11%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Capital Goods index was at 9,791.18, down by 212.18 points or by 2.12%. The major losers were Alstom India (3.27%), A I A Engineering (3.18%), BEML (2.38%), Bharat Electronics (2%) and A B B (1.98%).
The Auto index was at 10,807.37, down by 145.38 points or by 1.33%. The major losers were Ashok Leyland (1.95%), Exide Industries (1.72%), Hero Motocorp (1.48%), Bharat Forge (0.86%) and Bajaj Auto (0.82%).
The Power index was at 1,816.60, down by 23.71 points or by 1.29%. The major losers were Adani Power (3.95%), C E S C (3.11%), Reliance Infrastructure (2.05%), A B B (1.98%) and Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.78%).
On the other hand, the FMCG index was at 5,805.99, up by 29.71 points or by 0.51%. The major gainers were Hindustan Unilever (2.29%), United Spirits (1.99%), United Breweries (1%), Godrej Consumer Products (0.6%) and I T C (0.25%).
Market breadth was negative with 800 advances against 2,030 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 2,191.43 million. It was followed by United Spirits (Rs. 752.75 million), United Breweries (Rs. 574.53 million) and Reliance Capital (Rs. 452.86 million).
The volume chart was led by TV18 Broadcast with trades of over 11.40 million shares. It was followed by Unitech (10.19 million), Cals Refineries (9.43 million) and Suzlon Energy (7.58 million).
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