Sensex flat in early trade; BHEL, Tata Power rise - The New Indian Express

Sensex flat in early trade; BHEL, Tata Power rise

Published: 05th October 2012 10:18 AM

Last Updated: 05th October 2012 10:18 AM

Indian equities continued to rise in early trade on Friday. At 09.20 a.m., the Sensex was trading up 53.60 points or 0.28% at 19,111.75 with 26 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 7.00 points or 0.12% at 5,794.60 with 43 components gaining.

The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened with a gain of 57.74 points or 0.30% at 19,115.89, while the broad based NSE Nifty started with a rise of 27.40 points or 0.47%, at 5,815.

Sensex Movers

I T C contributed rise of 10.98 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Reliance Industries (10.54 points), H D F C Bank (9.09 points), Tata Motors (6.29 points) and Larsen & Toubro (5.73 points).

However, Housing Development Finance Corporation contributed fall of 44.5 points in the Sensex. It was followed by Infosys (3.19 points), Tata Consultancy Services (2.66 points), Wipro (0.76 points) and ACC (0.12 points).

Major gainers in the 30-share index were Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.69%), Tata Power Company (1.24%), Tata Motors (1.00%), Cipla (0.79%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.77%), and Hindalco Industries (0.77%).

On the other hand, Housing Development Finance Corporation (3.11%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.29%), Wipro (0.27%), and Infosys (0.21%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.

Mid & Small-cap Space

The BSE Mid and small caps outperformed their larger counterparts gaining 0.65% and 0.36% respectively. The major gainers in the BSE Midcap were CORE Education and Technologies (1.47%), Amara Raja Batteries (1.26%), Alstom India (1.09%), Amtek Auto (0.87%) and Alok Industries (0.83%).The major gainers in the BSE Smallcap were Reliance MediaWorks (1.17%), Aegis Logistics (1.08%), A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services (1.06%), Advanta India (0.68%) and Aarti Industries (0.31%).

Sectors in Limelight

The Realty index was at 1,970.60, up by 26.19 points or by 1.35%. The major gainers were D B Realty (3.79%), Anant Raj Industries (1.63%), Indiabulls Real Estate (1.34%), D L F (0.48%) and Godrej Properties (0.32%).

The Power index was at 2,112.39, up by 21.10 points or by 1.01%. The major gainers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.69%), G M R Infrastructure (1.35%), Crompton Greaves (0.94%), A B B (0.79%) and Reliance Infrastructure (0.35%).

The Capital Goods index was at 11,390.23, up by 99.50 points or by 0.88%. The major gainers were Bharat Heavy Electricals (1.69%), Alstom India (1.09%), Crompton Greaves (0.94%), A B B (0.79%) and BEML (0.45%).

On the other hand, the IT index was at 6,004.58, down by 3.47 points or by 0.06%. The major losers were Tata Consultancy Services (0.29%), Wipro (0.27%), H C L Technologies (0.23%), Infosys (0.21%) and Tech Mahindra (0.05%).

Market Breadth

Market breadth was positive with 746 advances against 187 declines.

Value and Volume Toppers

Intellivate Capital Ventures -PPS topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 0.00 million. It was followed by Housing Development Finance Corporation (Rs. 12,738.78 million), Reliance Capital (Rs. 128.37 million) and I V R C L (Rs. 40.57 million).

The volume chart was led by Housing Development Finance Corporation with trades of over 16.68 million shares. It was followed by I V R C L (0.89 million), Cals Refineries (0.65 million) and D B Realty (0.48 million).

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