Sensex trades flat; Sun Pharma, Bharti, CIL rise
10th September 2012 02:18 PM
Indian marketscontinue to trade flat in afternoon trade on Monday. Healthcare, consumer durables and metals stocks edged higher, while banking and realty witnessed profit booking.
At 1.51 p.m., the Sensex was trading up 6.75 points or 0.04% at 17,756.40 with 16 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 5.15 points or 0.10% at 5,353.55 with 32 components falling.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 31.28 points or 0.18% at 17,780.93, while the broad based NSE Nifty began flat with a gain of 3.20 points or 0.06%, at 5,361.90.
Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed rise of 14.37 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Bharti Airtel (8.4 points), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (8.39 points), Larsen & Toubro (5.84 points) and Tata Steel (5.2 points).
However, I C I C I Bank contributed fall of 15.47 points in the Sensex. It was followed by State Bank Of India (9.63 points), Reliance Industries (9.14 points), Tata Consultancy Services (6.54 points) and Bharat Heavy Electricals (4.89 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.51%), Bharti Airtel (2.14%), Coal India (1.85%), Tata Steel (1.75%), Bajaj Auto (1.13%), and Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.09%).
On the other hand, Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.22%), Jindal Steel & Power (2.13%), State Bank Of India (1.62%), I C I C I Bank (1.23%), Tata Power Company (1.19%), and Wipro (1.06%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.23% and 0.54% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were Aban Offshore (2.09%), Allcargo Logistics (0.41%), Alstom India (0.34%), Amtek India (0.25%) and CORE Education and Technologies (0.02%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Action Construction Equipment (19.79%), Adhunik Metaliks (6.96%), Aarti Industries (5.61%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (4.48%) and Reliance MediaWorks (0.08%).
Sectors in Limelight
The IPO index was at 1,509.67, up by 16.29 points or by 1.09%. The major gainers were Bedmutha Industries (3.86%), Claris Lifesciences (3.07%), Coal India (1.85%), Bajaj Corp (1.54%) and Career Point (0.76%).
The HC index was at 7,710.76, up by 68.63 points or by 0.90%. The major gainers were Aurobindo Pharma (1.29%), Cadila Healthcare (1.22%), Ipca Laboratories (0.77%), Glenmark Pharmaceutical (0.67%) and Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals (0.23%).
The Bankex index was at 11,544.43, down by 102.02 points or by 0.88%. The major losers were Bank Of India(1.34%), I C I C I Bank (1.23%), Federal Bank (0.71%), Bank Of Baroda (0.43%) and H D F C Bank (0.04%).The Realty index was at 1,540.40, down by 11.59 points or by 0.75%. The major losers were Housing Development and Infrastructure (3.41%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.45%), DLF (1.35%), DB Realty (1.01%) and Anant Raj Industries (0.79%).
Market breadth was positive with 1,422 advances against 1,262 declines.
Value and Volume Toppers
EIH topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 461.49 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 410.16 million), United Spirits (Rs. 353.24 million) and Tata Steel (Rs. 249.11 million).
The volume chart was led by Cals Refineries with trades of over 8.91 million shares. It was followed by E I H (5.96 million), Spicejet (2.66 million) and Kingfisher Airlines (2.52 million).
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