Indian equities gained in early trade on Monday. At 09.19 a.m.,
the Sensex was trading up 247.92 points or 1.34% at 18,712.19 with
23 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by
54.10 points or 0.97% at 5,631.75 with 43 components gaining.
The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of
155.63 points or 0.84% at 18,619.90, while the broad based NSE
Nifty started with a rise of 54.10 points or 0.97%, at
Larsen & Toubro contributed rise of
61.49 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank
(59.32 points), Tata Motors (27.68 points), State Bank Of India
(25.84 points) and Reliance Industries (23.16 points).
However, I T C contributed fall of 34.51 points in the Sensex.
It was followed by Infosys (5.67 points), Tata Consultancy Services
(1.79 points), Hindustan Unilever (0 points) and ACC (0.11
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Larsen & Toubro
(6.53%), Tata Motors (4.77%), Jindal Steel & Power (4.77%), I C
I C I Bank (4.40%), State Bank Of India (4.09%), and Sterlite
Industries (India) (2.58%).
On the other hand, I T C (1.92%), Cipla (0.58%), Infosys
(0.37%), Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (0.34%), Tata Consultancy Services
(0.18%), and Coal India (0.12%) were the biggest losers in the
Sectors in Limelight
The Capital Goods index was at 10,448.18, up by 405.43 points or
by 4.04%. The major gainers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.08%),
Crompton Greaves (1.3%), BEML (1.13%), Bharat Electronics (1.07%)
and A B B (0.85%).
The Bankex index was at 12,527.48, up by 338.64 points or by
2.78%. The major gainers were Bank Of Baroda(3.17%), Canara Bank
(2.76%), Bank Of India (2.35%), Federal Bank (1.78%) and H D F C
The Realty index was at 1,669.43, up by 36.38 points or by
2.23%. The major gainers were Parsvnath Developers (4.88%), Housing
Development and Infrastructure (4.48%), Indiabulls Real Estate
(4.08%), D L F (2.21%) and Anant Raj Industries (0.72%).
On the other hand, the FMCG index was at 5,364.89, down by 41.73
points or by 0.77%. The major losers were I T C (1.92%), United
Spirits (0.12%) and Colgate-Palmolive (India) (0.09%).
Market breadth was positive with 564 advances against 98
Value and Volume Toppers
Spicejet topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of
Rs. 155.34 million. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs.
72.61 million), Pantaloon Retail (India) (Rs. 67.05 million) and
Kingfisher Airlines (Rs. 59.98 million).
The volume chart was led by Kingfisher Airlines with trades of
over 4.62 million shares. It was followed by Spicejet (3.76
million), Pantaloon Retail (India) (0.35 million) and Housing
Development and Infrastructure (0.13 million).