Sensex trades up slightly; Realty, IT rise
22nd February 2013 12:18 PM
Indian equities continue to trade flat amid volatility on Friday. Realty, and technologystocks traded higher while FMCG stocksfell. At 11.22 pm, the Sensex was trading up 16.21 points or 0.08% at 19,341.57 with 15 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 0.20 points or 0.00% at 5,852.45 with 30 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with a rise of 16.54 points or 0.09% at 19,341.90, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a fall of 14.30 points or 0.24%, at 5,837.95.
Reliance Industries contributed rise of 25.14 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (19.12 points), I C I C I Bank (18.89 points), Bharti Airtel (12.69 points) and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (12.14 points).
However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 33.18 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (22.25 points), Tata Motors (12.66 points), Hindustan Unilever (10.09 points) and H D F C Bank (7.87 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Bharti Airtel (2.58%), Wipro (2.12%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.05%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (1.51%), Reliance Industries (1.43%), and I C I C I Bank (1.25%).
On the other hand, Housing Development Finance Corporation (2.28%), Tata Motors (1.88%), Hindustan Unilever (1.73%), Hero Motocorp (1.16%), I T C (1.15%), and Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (1.05%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.18% and 0.17% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Allahabad Bank(0.82%), Amtek Auto (0.7%), Amtek India (0.62%), A B G Shipyard (0.29%) and Alstom India (0.04%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Wagend Infra Venture (4.95%), Ahmednagar Forgings (1.43%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (0.79%), Adhunik Metaliks (0.54%) and Styrolution ABS (India) (0.18%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,115.49, up by 30.51 points or by 1.46%. The major gainers were D L F (2.18%), Anant Raj (2.1%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.9%), Oberoi Realty (1.18%) and Housing Development and Infrastructure (1.03%).
The TECk index was at 3,818.29, up by 45.30 points or by 1.20%. The major gainers were Idea Cellular (2.98%), Bharti Airtel (2.58%), Mphasis (1.34%), H C L Technologies (0.77%) and G T L (0.69%).
The IT index was at 6,618.10, up by 67.66 points or by 1.03%. The major gainers were Hexaware Technologies (1.36%), Mphasis (1.34%), Infosys (1.2%), Tech Mahindra (0.94%) and H C L Technologies (0.77%).
On the other hand, the FMCG index was at 5,701.87, down by 55.49 points or by 0.96%. The major losers were Godrej Consumer Products (2.31%), Hindustan Unilever (1.73%), Colgate-Palmolive (India) (1.64%), I T C (1.15%) and Dabur India (0.5%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,123 advances against 1,104 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Jet Airways (India) topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 256.45 million. It was followed by Power Grid Corporation Of India (Rs. 223.11 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 200.68 million) and United Spirits (Rs. 163.22 million).
The volume chart was led by Kingfisher Airlines with trades of over 2.52 million shares. It was followed by Power Grid Corporation Of India (2.08 million), Spicejet (1.95 million) and I F C I (1.56 million).
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