Sensex trades flat; Wipro up, CIL down
25th February 2013 11:18 AM
Indian equitiesflat with positive bais in early tradeon Monday. At 10.07 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 15.86 points or 0.08% at 19,332.87 with 17 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 4.65 points or 0.08% at 5,854.95 with 29 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 48.32 points or 0.25% at 19,365.33, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 20.25 points or 0.35%, at 5,870.55.
Infosys contributed rise of 31.07 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Motors (10.79 points), Tata Consultancy Services (9.88 points), H D F C Bank (9.64 points) and Wipro (5.99 points).
However, Reliance Industries contributed fall of 17.11 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I T C (14.28 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (10.11 points), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (7.57 points) and Larsen & Toubro (5.21 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Wipro (2.09%), Infosys (1.95%), Tata Motors (1.60%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.27%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.00%), and Tata Steel (0.78%).
On the other hand, Coal India (1.16%), Hero Motocorp (1.16%), Cipla (1.07%), Reliance Industries (0.97%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.94%), and I T C (0.74%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.38% and 0.28% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Alstom India (1.2%), Amtek India (0.93%), Aban Offshore (0.47%), A B G Shipyard (0.36%) and Amtek Auto (0.35%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Trident (2.37%), Adhunik Metaliks (1.22%), Reliance MediaWorks (0.89%), Advanta India (0.69%) and A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (0.16%).
Sectors in Limelight
The IT index was at 6,699.87, up by 94.79 points or by 1.44%. The major gainers were Mphasis (3.36%), Infosys (1.95%), Hexaware Technologies (1.1%), H C L Technologies (0.87%) and Oracle Financial Services Software (0.72%).
The TECk index was at 3,869.01, up by 46.02 points or by 1.20%. The major gainers were Mphasis (3.36%), Idea Cellular (1.66%), Dish TV India (1.5%), Reliance MediaWorks (0.89%) and Oracle Financial Services Software (0.72%).
The Auto index was at 10,769.45, up by 68.55 points or by 0.64%. The major gainers were Maruti Suzuki India (1.27%), Ashok Leyland (1.09%), Bharat Forge (0.69%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.57%) and Bajaj Auto (0.22%).
On the other hand, the Oil & Gas index was at 8,977.61, down by 82.36 points or by 0.91%. The major losers were Bharat Petroleum Corporation (1.44%), Oil India (1%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (0.98%), Indian Oil Corporation (0.48%) and Cairn India (0.13%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,021 advances against 756 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Bharti Infratel topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 144.14 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 100.37 million), Garware Polyester (Rs. 70.45 million) and D L F (Rs. 65.07 million).
The volume chart was led by Bharti Infratel with trades of over 0.75 million shares. It was followed by Garware Polyester (0.73 million), TV18 Broadcast (0.61 million) and Spicejet (0.44 million).
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