Sensex ends up 66 points; IT up 2%, Realty down 1%
Published: 17th September 2013 04:18 PM
Last Updated: 17th September 2013 04:18 PM
Indian markets ended the volatile session higheron Tuesday. IT,
metal andFMCG stocks gained while realty and banking stocks
witnessed selling pressure.At the close, the benchmark 30-share
index, BSE Sensex gained 66.19 points or 0.34% at 19,808.66 with 18
components registering rise. Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty
went up by 9.20 points or 0.16% at 5,850.20 with 29 components
registering rise.Sensex Movers
ITC contributed rise of 30.19 points in the Sensex. It was
followed by Tata Consultancy Services (23.08 points), Wipro (14.7
points), Infosys (13.98 points) and Hindustan Unilever (8.16
However, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation contributed fall of
21.01 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Housing Development
Finance Corporation (20.45 points), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
(17.59 points), I C I C I Bank (9.45 points) and Reliance
Industries (7.39 points).
Major gainers in the 30-share index were Wipro (5.30%), Dr
Reddy's Laboratories (3.46%), Tata Consultancy Services (2.22%),
Jindal Steel & Power (2.14%), Coal India (1.81%), and I T C
On the other hand, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (3.80%), Oil
& Natural Gas Corporation (2.41%), NTPC (1.82%), Housing
Development Finance Corporation (1.33%), Hero Motocorp (1.21%), and
Tata Steel (0.93%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.
Mid & Small-cap Space
The BSE Mid and small caps underperformed their larger
counterparts declining -0.42% and -0.07% respectively.The major
losers in the BSE Midcap were CORE Education and Technologies
(4.98%), Allahabad Bank (2.11%), Amara Raja Batteries (1.6%), A I A
Engineering (1.52%) and Aban Offshore (0.25%).The major losers in
the BSE Smallcap were Dr Datsons Labs (4.91%), Styrolution ABS
(India) (3.63%), Aarti Industries (2.78%), A2Z Maintenance &
Engineering Services (0.99%) and Trident (0.89%).
Sectors in Limelight
The Realty index was at 1,279.04, down by 13.41 points or by
1.04%. The major losers were Housing Development and Infrastructure
(2.74%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.2%), Godrej Properties (1.08%),
Parsvnath Developers (0.87%) and Anant Raj (0.67%).
The Consumer Durables index was at 5,673.53, down by 49.84
points or by 0.87%. The major losers were Gitanjali Gems (1.93%),
Rajesh Exports (1.77%), Bajaj Electricals (1.67%), Videocon
Industries (0.98%) and Titan Industries (0.69%).
On the other hand, the IT index was at 7,818.18, up by 160.31
points or by 2.09%. The major gainers were H C L Technologies
(4.15%), Tech Mahindra (2.57%), Infosys (1.02%), Oracle Financial
Services Software (0.61%) and Hexaware Technologies (0.08%).
Market breadth was negative with 1,155 advances against 1,261
Value and Volume Toppers
Ranbaxy Laboratories topped the value chart on the BSE with a
turnover of Rs. 833.74 million. It was followed by Yes Bank (Rs.
591.95 million), Tech Mahindra (Rs. 501.72 million) and United
Spirits (Rs. 423.94 million).
The volume chart was led by Jaiprakash Associates with trades of
over 2.64 million shares. It was followed by Ranbaxy Laboratories
(2.54 million), Financial Technologies (India) (2.36 million) and
Yes Bank (1.97 million).