Sensex, Nifty trim gains as CAG reports spoil sentiments
Published: 17th August 2012 04:18 PM
Last Updated: 17th August 2012 04:18 PM
Indian markets ended on a flat note with positive biason Friday
on the back of CAG reports, which were tabled in Rajya Sabha today.
CAGreport states presumptive loss on coal blocksto government
stands at Rs 1,860billion.At the close, the benchmark 30-share
index, BSE Sensex gained 33.87 points or 0.19% at 17,691.08 with 16
components posting rise. while the broad based NSE Nifty closed
flat with a gain of 3.35 points or 0.06%, at 5,366.30.21 components
posting rise.Sensex Movers
I T C contributed rise of 24.98 points in the Sensex. It was
followed by Infosys (21.55 points), Tata Motors (11.12 points),
Tata Consultancy Services (10.34 points) and Hindustan Unilever
However, Larsen & Toubro contributed fall of 13.84 points in
the Sensex. It was followed by H D F C Bank (11.56 points), Tata
Power Company (7.35 points), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
(4.89 points) and Hindalco Industries (4.87 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Tata Motors (2.12%),
Infosys (1.61%), Hindustan Unilever (1.53%), I T C (1.43%), Wipro
(1.17%), and Tata Consultancy Services (1.16%).
On the other hand, Jindal Steel & Power (4.02%), Tata Power
Company (3.71%), Hindalco Industries (2.48%), G A I L (India)
(1.72%), Larsen & Toubro (1.48%), and NTPC (1.00%) were the
major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger
counterparts gaining 0.05% and 0.02% respectively.The major gainers
in the BSE Midcap were Aban Offshore (4.21%), A I A Engineering
(1.2%), A B G Shipyard (0.99%), Alstom India (0.95%) and CORE
Education and Technologies (0.09%).The major gainers in the BSE
Smallcap were A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (3.07%),
Ahlcon Parenterals (India) (2.64%), Aegis Logistics (1.72%),
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) (1.02%) and Action Construction
Sectors in Limelight
The FMCG index was at 5,205.13, up by 64.87 points or by 1.26%.
The major gainers were Hindustan Unilever (1.53%), I T C (1.43%),
Godrej Consumer Products (0.88%), Dabur India (0.76%) and Jubilant
The IT index was at 5,611.78, up by 63.65 points or by 1.15%.
The major gainers were Infosys (1.61%), Tata Consultancy Services
(1.16%), Tech Mahindra (0.24%), H C L Technologies (0.13%) and CORE
Education and Technologies (0.09%).
The Realty index was at 1,632.85, down by 28.42 points or by
1.71%. The major losers were Anant Raj Industries (4.54%), D L F
(2.6%), D B Realty (1.83%), Housing Development and Infrastructure
(1.67%) and Indiabulls Real Estate (1.15%).The Power index was at
1,927.28, down by 31.16 points or by 1.59%. The major losers were
Adani Power (3.33%), Reliance Infrastructure (3.27%), G M R
Infrastructure (3.07%), A B B (0.71%) and Bharat Heavy Electricals
Market breadth was negative with 1,365 advances against 1,522
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a
turnover of Rs. 1,118.27 million. It was followed by United Spirits
(Rs. 928.04 million), Tata Motors (Rs. 522.80 million) and Reliance
Industries (Rs. 400.64 million).
The volume chart was led by Kingfisher Airlines with trades of
over 9.70 million shares. It was followed by JM Financial (5.22
million), Cals Refineries (5.08 million) and Deccan Chronicle
Holdings (4.82 million).