Sensex lackluster; Bharti up 4.3%, HDFC down 2.4%
22nd February 2013 02:18 PM
Indian markets continue to trade in a lackluster manner in post noon session on Friday.Realty, technology and oil & gas stocks gained, while FMCG stock fell.
At 13.25 pm, the Sensex was trading up 13.96 points or 0.07% at 19,339.32 with 15 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 2.65 points or 0.05% at 5,854.90 with 31 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.
Infosys contributed rise of 21.66 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries (21.65 points), Bharti Airtel (21.24 points), I C I C I Bank (17.97 points) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (7.8 points).
However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 34.52 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (32.06 points), Hindustan Unilever (13.14 points), Tata Motors (11.87 points) and H D F C Bank (8.43 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Bharti Airtel (4.32%), Wipro (2.29%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.05%), G A I L (India) (1.75%), Bajaj Auto (1.45%), and Infosys (1.36%).
On the other hand, Housing Development Finance Corporation (2.37%), Hindustan Unilever (2.26%), Tata Motors (1.76%), I T C (1.65%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.60%), and Coal India (1.23%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.27% and 0.30% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were A I A Engineering (1.88%), Allahabad Bank (1.61%), Amtek India (1.19%), Amtek Auto (1.12%) and A B G Shipyard (0.07%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (1.42%), Action Construction Equipment (0.68%), Aarti Industries (0.46%), Adhunik Metaliks (0.27%) and Styrolution ABS (India) (0.26%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,118.91, up by 33.93 points or by 1.63%. The major gainers were D L F (2.92%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.75%), Anant Raj (1.13%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (0.96%) and Godrej Properties (0.38%).
The TECk index was at 3,830.64, up by 57.65 points or by 1.53%. The major gainers were Idea Cellular (4.64%), Bharti Airtel (4.32%), Mphasis (1.2%), Reliance MediaWorks (0.37%) and Oracle Financial Services Software (0.14%).
The IT index was at 6,623.45, up by 73.01 points or by 1.11%. The major gainers were Infosys (1.36%), Hexaware Technologies (1.36%), Mphasis (1.2%), H C L Technologies (0.49%) and Oracle Financial Services Software (0.14%).
On the other hand, the FMCG index was at 5,681.48, down by 75.88 points or by 1.32%. The major losers were United Breweries (4.06%), Godrej Consumer Products (2.44%), Hindustan Unilever (2.26%), I T C (1.65%) and Colgate-Palmolive (India) (1.45%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,262 advances against 1,314 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 418.54 million. It was followed by Jet Airways (India) (Rs. 291.21 million), Power Grid Corporation Of India (Rs. 231.24 million) and D L F (Rs. 231.18 million).
The volume chart was led by Ashok Leyland with trades of over 9.13 million shares. It was followed by Kingfisher Airlines (3.01 million), Cals Refineries (2.40 million) and Spicejet (2.29 million).
- For team Rahul, it’s good politics that will yield rich dividends for poor Indians
- Four years of UPA-II
- Nine years as PM: What will be Manmohan Singh's legacy?
- Maharashtra’s aid to digitise rare manuscripts in Thanjavur
- 'Climate change may spell disaster for coastal economy'
- Lanka’s woman Thavil players fading away
- Pakistan's answer to electricity shortages: Don't wear socks
- All dead, no vultures fly in Andhra now!
- CM can go his way: Ramesh Chennithala
- BSNL Ernakulam posts Rs 390-crore turnover
- Knowledge and faith
- BrahMos missile test fired from Russian warship
- Names of UPA ministers will surface in IPL spot-fixing: Swamy
- Yasin Malik’s support for Sri Lanka Tamils a sham
- Incredible India! Cuppa at Rs 1,200 is Chiru’s idea of sustainable tourism
- Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians, reach IPL finals