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
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.
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
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 was positive with 746 advances against 187
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).