Sensex trades flat; Realty up, Metal down
19th February 2013 03:18 PM
Indian marketscontinue to trade flatin the post noon trade amid volatility. Realty shares are trading higherhowever shares in metal space are trading lower. Midcap and Small-cap indices outperformed the benchmark indices.At 2.12 pm, the Sensex was trading up 3.05 points or 0.02% at 19,504.13 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 0.70 points or 0.01% at 5,898.90 with 33 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 22.62 points or 0.12% at 19,523.70, while the broad based NSE Nifty began flat with a gain of 2.00 points or 0.03%, at 5,900.20.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation contributed rise of 19.55 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (12.96 points), Hindustan Unilever (7.99 points), Tata Consultancy Services (4.27 points) and NTPC (3.78 points).
However, Reliance Industries contributed fall of 15.59 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Bharti Airtel (11.37 points), I T C (7.49 points), Larsen & Toubro (7.1 points) and Housing Development Finance Corporation (5.9 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (2.41%), Cipla (1.73%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.37%), Hindustan Unilever (1.36%), NTPC (1.29%), and Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (0.94%).
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel (2.29%), Hero Motocorp (1.71%), G A I L (India) (1.59%), Coal India (1.59%), Jindal Steel & Power (1.02%), and Reliance Industries (0.88%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.53% and 0.47% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Allahabad Bank(1.67%), Allcargo Logistics (1.25%), A B G Shipyard (0.83%), Aban Offshore (0.45%) and Amtek Auto (0.34%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Action Construction Equipment (13.17%), Styrolution ABS (India) (2.3%), Adhunik Metaliks (2.24%), Reliance MediaWorks (0.15%) and Advanta India (0.04%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,105.28, up by 26.38 points or by 1.27%. The major gainers were D L F (2.26%), Parsvnath Developers (0.93%), Godrej Properties (0.43%), Oberoi Realty (0.34%) and Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.22%).
The HC index was at 7,966.65, up by 65.93 points or by 0.83%. The major gainers were Biocon (1.97%), Cadila Healthcare (1.81%), Cipla (1.73%), Aurobindo Pharma (1.02%) and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (0.1%).
The IT index was at 6,488.81, up by 43.11 points or by 0.67%. The major gainers were Mphasis (1.9%), Tech Mahindra (0.95%), Infosys (0.81%), H C L Technologies (0.8%) and Mahindra Satyam (0.48%).
On the other hand, the Metal index was at 9,923.11, down by 29.57 points or by 0.3%. The major losers were Coal India (1.59%), Jindal Steel & Power (1.02%), Tata Steel (0.49%), Hindalco Industries (0.32%) and Hindustan Zinc (0.12%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,413 advances against 1,292 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Maruti Suzuki India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 781.88 million. It was followed by Jet Airways (India) (Rs. 478.86 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 338.95 million) and Reliance Capital (Rs. 300.08 million).
The volume chart was led by Suzlon Energy with trades of over 4.00 million shares. It was followed by I F C I (2.40 million), Housing Development and Infrastructure (2.14 million) and Unitech (1.89 million).
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