Indian markets continued to gain in early trade for the second
day on Monday. The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with
a gain of 79.95 points or 0.47% at 16,919.14, while the broad based
NSE Nifty started with a rise of 29.90 points or 0.59%, at
At 09.17 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 113.35 points or 0.67%
at 16,952.54 with 28 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was
trading higher by 29.90 points or 0.59% at 5,129.75 with 45
I C I C I Bank contributed rise of
27.61 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries
(18.32 points), Infosys (13.53 points), H D F C Bank (12.6 points)
and I T C (12.37 points).
However, Maruti Suzuki India contributed fall of 3.77 points in
the Sensex. It was followed by Hero Motocorp (0.35 points), D L F
(0.25 points), ACC (1.15 points) and Wipro (1.17 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were I C I C I Bank (2.20%),
Tata Power Company (1.90%), Sterlite Industries (India) (1.88%),
Tata Motors (1.60%), Tata Steel (1.36%), and Reliance Industries
On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki India (1.95%), and Hero
Motocorp (0.14%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Market breadth was negative with 403 advances against 119
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a
turnover of Rs. 15.73 million. It was followed by I C I C I Bank
(Rs. 12.83 million), Maruti Suzuki India (Rs. 7.20 million) and
Ashapura Minechem (Rs. 6.11 million).
The volume chart was led by Ashapura Minechem with trades of
over 0.29 million shares. It was followed by Cals Refineries (0.22
million), Suzlon Energy (0.09 million) and Spicejet (0.07