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Sensex pares some gains; healthcare, capital goods gain

Published: 02nd December 2013 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 02nd December 2013 03:18 PM

Indian equities pared initial gains towards closing on Monday. Healthcare, capital goods and banking stocks witnessed a rise whereas consumer durables registered a fall. At 2.25 pm, the Sensex was trading up 82.06 points or 0.39% at 20,873.99 with 19 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 34.40 points or 0.56% at 6,210.50 with 35 components gaining.

Sensex Movers

I C I C I Bank contributed rise of 29.56 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Larsen & Toubro (18.13 points), I T C (17.16 points), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (16.09 points) and Bharti Airtel (5.24 points).

However, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation contributed fall of 13.26 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Hindustan Unilever (12.32 points), Infosys (3.41 points), H D F C Bank (3.36 points) and Maruti Suzuki India (2.92 points).

Major gainers in the 30-share index were Jindal Steel & Power (3.70%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (3.29%), Tata Steel (1.83%), I C I C I Bank (1.77%), Larsen & Toubro (1.73%), and Wipro (1.28%).

On the other hand, Hindustan Unilever (1.83%), G A I L (India) (1.49%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (1.44%), Maruti Suzuki India (1.03%), Hindalco Industries (0.77%), and Tata Motors (0.33%) were the major losers in the Sensex.

Mid & Small-cap Space

The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.63% and 0.91% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were A I A Engineering (2.74%), Allahabad Bank (1.42%), Alstom India (0.51%), Amara Raja Batteries (0.32%) and A B G Shipyard (0.11%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Dr Datsons Labs (2.56%), Aarti Industries (1.61%), Trident (1.49%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (0.36%) and Styrolution ABS (India) (0.06%).

Sectors in Limelight

The HC index was at 9,637.39, up by 136.53 points or by 1.44%. The major gainers were Aurobindo Pharma (1.14%), Cadila Healthcare (0.7%), Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (0.44%), Biocon (0.13%) and Cipla (0.1%).

The Capital Goods index was at 9,923.88, up by 107.07 points or by 1.09%. The major gainers were A I A Engineering (2.74%), BEML (2.52%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.06%), Alstom India (0.51%) and A B B India (0.02%).

The Bankex index was at 12,836.96, up by 106.66 points or by 0.84%. The major gainers were I C I C I Bank (1.77%), Bank Of Baroda (1.15%), Bank Of India (0.83%), Federal Bank (0.57%) and Canara Bank (0.52%).

On the other hand, the Consumer Durables index was at 5,714.19, down by 31 points or by 0.54%. The major losers were Titan Industries (0.94%), Symphony (0.59%), Blue Star (0.18%), T T K Prestige (0.13%) and Whirlpool Of India (0.09%).

Market Breadth

Market breadth was positive with 1,401 advances against 1,011 declines.

Value and Volume Toppers

Bosch topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 484.49 million. It was followed by Tata Steel (Rs. 429.85 million), Ranbaxy Laboratories (Rs. 414.63 million) and State Bank Of India (Rs. 384.01 million).

The volume chart was led by Unitech with trades of over 3.89 million shares. It was followed by Cals Refineries (3.21 million), Sintex Industries (2.97 million) and South Indian Bank , The (2.84 million).

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