Sensex ends 73 points higher; FMCG up, realty down - The New Indian Express

Sensex ends 73 points higher; FMCG up, realty down

Published: 21st July 2014 05:19 PM

Last Updated: 21st July 2014 05:19 PM

Indian market settled on a positive note on Monday.Realty, capital goods and power stocks witnessed a fall whereas FMCG stocks registered a gain.

At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex added 73.61 points or 0.29% at 25,715.17. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty went up by 20.30 pointsor 0.26% at 7,684.20 with 24 components posting rise.

Top losers were Tata Power (1.94%), Gail India (1.86%), BHEL (1.58%) and SBI (1.50%).

Top gainers were HDFC (2.61%), RIL (2%), ITC (1.55%) and Axis Bank (1.10%).

The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.48% and 0.77% respectively. The Realty index was at 1,959.51, down by 21.85 points or by 1.1%. The Capital Goods index was at 15,809.14, down by 151.45 points or by 0.95%. The Power index was at 2,209.99, down by 17.74 points or by 0.8%.

On the other hand, the FMCG index was at 6,985.36, up by 74.34 points or by 1.08%.

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