Sensex flat in early trade; Sun Pharma up, Maruti down - The New Indian Express

Sensex flat in early trade; Sun Pharma up, Maruti down

Published: 12th March 2014 10:18 AM

Last Updated: 12th March 2014 10:18 AM

Indian equities flat in early trade on Wednesday. At 9.19 a.m., the Sensex was trading down 5.80 points or 0.03% at 21,820.62 with 17 components falling. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading lower by 9.35 points or 0.14% at 6,502.55 with 36 components falling.

The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a decline of 33.10 points or 0.15% at 21,793.32.

Sensex Movers

Larsen & Toubro contributed fall of 10.78 points in the Sensex. It was followed by H D F C Bank (9.14 points), Maruti Suzuki India (8.94 points), Housing Development Finance Corporation (8.57 points) and Reliance Industries (6.73 points).

However, I T C contributed rise of 24.93 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Tata Consultancy Services (9.56 points), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (7.17 points), Infosys (7.11 points) and Bharti Airtel (4.24 points).

Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.40%), I T C (1.06%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (0.92%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.83%), Wipro (0.82%), and Bharti Airtel (0.79%).

On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki India (3.01%), Hindalco Industries (1.45%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.09%), Tata Steel (1.03%), Larsen & Toubro (0.98%), and Tata Motors (0.79%) were the major losers in the Sensex.

Market Breadth

Market breadth was negative with 423 advances against 335 declines.

Value and Volume Toppers

Just Dial topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 85.31 million. It was followed by L&T Finance Holdings (Rs. 66.32 million), Precision Pipes and Profiles Company (Rs. 48.44 million) and Tata Steel (Rs. 31.42 million).

The volume chart was led by Cals Refineries with trades of over 1.02 million shares. It was followed by L&T Finance Holdings (0.78 million), Precision Pipes and Profiles Company (0.77 million) and Centron Industrial Alliance (0.23 million).

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.


Read More



follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook