Sensex, Nifty down; rate-sensitives drag
15th February 2013 12:18 PM
Indian markets continue to trade lower in late morning session on Friday. Realty, auto and consumer durables stocks witnessed a fall.
At 11.25 am, the Sensex was trading down 67.40 points or 0.35% at 19,429.78 with 19 components falling. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 27.45 points or 0.47% at 5,869.50 with 39 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a decline of 47.35 points or 0.24% at 19,449.83, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a fall of 27.00 points or 0.46%, at 5,869.95.
Reliance Industries contributed fall of 19.31 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (13.91 points), Tata Motors (8.67 points), Bharti Airtel (6.34 points) and Tata Steel (4.59 points).
However, H D F C Bank contributed rise of 8.77 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (3.34 points), Larsen & Toubro (2.76 points), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (2.08 points) and Tata Power Company (1.59 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (0.92%), Tata Power Company (0.84%), H D F C Bank (0.61%), NTPC (0.50%), G A I L (India) (0.37%), and Larsen & Toubro (0.28%).
On the other hand, Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (2.24%), Tata Steel (1.48%), Tata Motors (1.37%), Jindal Steel & Power (1.33%), Bajaj Auto (1.31%), and Bharti Airtel (1.26%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Midcap index was at 6582.46 down by 25.95 points or by 0.39%. The major losers were CORE Education and Technologies (1.46%), Amara Raja Batteries (1%), A B G Shipyard (0.86%), Alstom India (0.79%) and Allahabad Bank (0.34%).
The BSE Smallcap index was at 6522.81 down by 60.26 points or by 0.92%. The major losers were Action Construction Equipment (6.04%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (4.49%), Aarti Industries (2.85%), Trident (1.7%) and Styrolution ABS (India) (0.35%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,013.37, down by 23.98 points or by 1.18%. The major losers were D L F (3.11%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (1.48%), Anant Raj (1.32%), Godrej Properties (1.02%) and Indiabulls Real Estate (0.07%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 7,180.31, down by 71.8 points or by 0.99%. The major losers were Blue Star (1.94%), Bajaj Electricals (1.94%), Gitanjali Gems (0.57%), Whirlpool Of India (0.33%) and Rajesh Exports (0.04%).
The Auto index was at 10,695.34, down by 94.26 points or by 0.87%. The major losers were Bajaj Auto (1.31%), Cummins India (1.29%), Ashok Leyland (0.88%), Hero Motocorp (0.44%) and Exide Industries (0.31%).
Market breadth was negative with 760 advances against 1,576 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 233.94 million. It was followed by Jet Airways (India) (Rs. 222.83 million), Suzlon Energy (Rs. 201.28 million) and Reliance Capital (Rs. 188.17 million).
The volume chart was led by Suzlon Energy with trades of over 9.41 million shares. It was followed by TV18 Broadcast (2.05 million), Spicejet (1.40 million) and Cals Refineries (1.37 million).
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