Indian equitiesgained momentum in the post noon trade on Tuesday
on the back of buying interest seen in banking, capital goods and
At 12.58 p.m., the Sensex was trading up 195.80 points or 0.96%
at 20,659.86 with 21 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was
trading higher by 60.05 points or 0.99% at 6,133.35 with 38
Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed rise of
49.83 points in the Sensex. It was followed by I C I C I Bank
(48.92 points), H D F C Bank (31.32 points), State Bank Of India
(16.87 points) and Larsen & Toubro (12.26 points).
However, Bharti Airtel contributed fall of 4.56 points in the
Sensex. It was followed by I T C (4.51 points), Tata Power Company
(1.04 points), D L F (0.17 points).
Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Jindal Steel &
Power (5.68%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (3.10%), I C
I C I Bank (2.97%), State Bank Of India (2.15%), Bharat Heavy
Electricals (2.03%), and H D F C Bank (1.92%).
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel (0.90%), G A I L (India)
(0.73%), Coal India (0.55%), Tata Power Company (0.52%), Dr Reddy's
Laboratories (0.44%), and I T C (0.20%) were the biggest losers in
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger
counterparts gaining 0.75% and 0.70% respectively.The major gainers
in the BSE Midcap were Allahabad Bank(3.14%), A I A Engineering
(2.36%), Aban Offshore (2.27%), Alstom India (1.34%) and A B G
Shipyard (0.3%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Trident
(3.87%), Aarti Industries (2.63%), Adhunik Metaliks (1.05%),
Styrolution ABS (India) (0.97%) and Action Construction Equipment
Sectors in Limelight
The Bankex index was at 12,082.69, up by 284.32 points or by
2.41%. The major gainers were Bank Of India(2.52%), Canara Bank
(2.28%), H D F C Bank (1.92%), Bank Of Baroda (1.71%) and Federal
The Capital Goods index was at 9,549.61, up by 125.66 points or
by 1.33%. The major gainers were A B B India (7.04%), A I A
Engineering (2.36%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.03%), Alstom India
(1.34%) and BEML (0.08%).
The Power index was at 1,535.36, up by 15.65 points or by 1.03%.
The major gainers were A B B India (7.04%), Reliance Infrastructure
(2.63%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.03%), Adani Power (1.17%) and
C E S C (0.81%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,325 advances against 995
Value and Volume Toppers
State Bank Of India topped the value chart on the BSE with a
turnover of Rs. 910.25 million. It was followed by Godrej Consumer
Products (Rs. 875.09 million), Infosys (Rs. 639.49 million) and
Reliance Industries (Rs. 316.81 million).
The volume chart was led by Spicejet with trades of over 1.93
million shares. It was followed by Cals Refineries (1.33 million),
Southern Ispat and Energy (1.27 million) and Godrej Consumer
Products (1.15 million).