Sensex gains 78 pts in early trade
27th February 2013 10:18 AM
Indian equities bounced back in early trade on Wednesday snapping earlier losses. At 09.21 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 77.97 points or 0.41% at 19,093.11 with 21 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 17.55 points or 0.30% at 5,778.90 with 36 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 75.18 points or 0.40% at 19,090.32, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 23.55 points or 0.41%, at 5,784.90.
Reliance Industries contributed rise of 22.64 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (18.27 points), Bharti Airtel (12.7 points), I T C (12.58 points) and I C I C I Bank (10.19 points).
However, Infosys contributed fall of 18.92 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Mahindra & Mahindra (6.68 points), Tata Motors (6.58 points), Tata Consultancy Services (4.05 points) and Maruti Suzuki India (2.23 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Bharti Airtel (2.65%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.28%), Reliance Industries (1.27%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.24%), Jindal Steel & Power (1.09%), and Sterlite Industries (India) (1.05%).
On the other hand, Mahindra & Mahindra (1.40%), Infosys (1.18%), Tata Motors (1.02%), Maruti Suzuki India (0.92%), Bajaj Auto (0.62%), and Hero Motocorp (0.62%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 2,051.41, up by 27.84 points or by 1.38%. The major gainers were Anant Raj (2.74%), D L F (1.24%), Housing Development and Infrastructure (1.03%), Indiabulls Real Estate (0.63%) and Godrej Properties (0.21%).
The Metal index was at 9,322.74, up by 82.27 points or by 0.89%. The major gainers were Jindal Steel & Power (1.09%), Hindustan Zinc (0.77%), JSW Steel (0.75%), Hindalco Industries (0.69%) and Coal India (0.56%).
The Capital Goods index was at 9,358.39, up by 75.67 points or by 0.82%. The major gainers were Havell'S India (1.41%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.24%), Larsen & Toubro (1%), Bharat Electronics (0.56%) and Crompton Greaves (0.54%).
On the other hand, the Auto index was at 10,426.07, down by 61.6 points or by 0.59%. The major losers were Mahindra & Mahindra (1.4%), Bharat Forge (0.75%), Bajaj Auto (0.62%), Hero Motocorp (0.62%) and Ashok Leyland (0.22%).
Market breadth was positive with 593 advances against 264 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
Jet Airways (India) topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 47.16 million. It was followed by Suzlon Energy (Rs. 27.41 million), Tata Consultancy Services (Rs. 22.22 million) and State Bank Of India (Rs. 19.03 million).
The volume chart was led by Suzlon Energy with trades of over 1.20 million shares. It was followed by Goenka Diamond and Jewels (0.35 million), Unitech (0.30 million) and Southern Ispat and Energy (0.22 million).
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