Indian equities continued to rise on Monday. At 10.06 a.m., the
Sensex was trading up 117.25 points or 0.64% at 18,581.52 with 21
components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by
41.10 points or 0.74% at 5,618.75 with 36 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
Reliance Industries contributed rise of
61.61 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank
(50.06 points), Larsen & Toubro (27.78 points), State Bank Of
India (21.69 points) and Tata Motors (18.11 points).
However, I T C contributed fall of 43.25 points in the Sensex.
It was followed by Infosys (33.96 points), Tata Consultancy
Services (25.16 points), Hindustan Unilever (9.75 points) and Wipro
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Jindal Steel &
Power (3.83%), I C I C I Bank (3.74%), Maruti Suzuki India (3.54%),
Reliance Industries (3.52%), State Bank Of India (3.45%), and Tata
On the other hand, Dr Reddy"S Laboratories (2.92%), Tata
Consultancy Services (2.51%), I T C (2.42%), Infosys (2.26%), Cipla
(1.92%), and Wipro (1.81%) were the major losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger
counterparts gaining 0.82% and 0.94% respectively. The major
gainers in the BSE Midcap were Alok Industries (3.17%), Alstom
India (1.16%), Amara Raja Batteries (0.91%), A B G Shipyard (0.76%)
and Aban Offshore (0.62%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap
were Trident (4.99%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services
(1.76%), Styrolution ABS (India) (0.69%), Aanjaneya Lifecare
(0.52%) and Aarti Industries (0.32%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 1,697.26, up by 64.21 points or by
3.93%. The major gainers were Indiabulls Real Estate (7.85%), D L F
(3.74%), Anant Raj Industries (3.08%), D B Realty (0.83%) and
Godrej Properties (0.59%).
The Bankex index was at 12,497.35, up by 308.51 points or by
2.53%. The major gainers were Canara Bank(5.09%), Bank Of Baroda
(3.93%), Bank Of India (3.17%), Federal Bank (2.07%) and H D F C
The Capital Goods index was at 10,275.64, up by 232.89 points or
by 2.32%. The major gainers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.27%),
BEML (1.67%), Alstom India (1.16%), A B B (0.82%) and Bharat
On the other hand, the IT index was at 6,063.44, down by 140.24
points or by 2.26%. The major losers were Hexaware Technologies
(3.77%), H C L Technologies (3%), Infosys (2.26%), Oracle Financial
Services Software (0.27%) and CORE Education and Technologies
Market breadth was positive with 1,315 advances against 656
Value and Volume Toppers
Spicejet topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of
Rs. 530.45 million. It was followed by Reliance Industries (Rs.
367.50 million), State Bank Of India (Rs. 356.32 million) and
Pantaloon Retail (India) (Rs. 314.39 million).
The volume chart was led by Spicejet with trades of over 13.64
million shares. It was followed by Kingfisher Airlines (11.03
million), Lanco Infratech (3.13 million) and Pantaloon Retail
(India) (1.70 million).