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Mid-Session: Sensex, Nifty stay on firm footing; power, CGS stocks up
12/01/2017 12:30
The key domestic benchmarks continued to trade higher in late morning deal on Thursday amid sustained buying by retail and domestic institutional investors, tracking firm cues from fellow Asian peers. The traders maintained fresh position in stocks ahead of ahead of key macroeconomic data to be released later in the day.

At 12:16 hours, the 30-share barometer index of Bombay Stock Exchange, Sensex was 27197.6, up by 57.19 points or by 0.21 per cent, and the NSE Nifty was at 8399.75, up by 19.1 points or by 0.23 per cent.

In the day’s trade so far, the BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 27278.93 and intraday low of 27166.69, while the NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 8417.2 and intraday low of 8382.3.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 197.65,+4.16%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 170.15,+3.50%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1442.30,+2.09%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 988.50,+2.01%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 201.25,+1.87%), among others.

On the flip side, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2990.00,-1.88%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 311.65,-1.58%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 637.60,-1.56%), Lupin Ltd. (Rs. 1503.60,-1.10%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 245.25,-0.91%), were among top losers on BSE.

On the sectoral front, power and capital goods stocks emerging as top gainers, adding as much as 2.18 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively.

The market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2669, shares advanced were 1128 while 1374 shares declined and 167 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Jan 20, 2017 >>      ABB India 1131.85 [ -1.54% ]    ACC 1326.45 [ -2.54% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 217.7 [ -1.20% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 967.2 [ 0.47% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 450.75 [ -6.83% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2701.05 [ 0.21% ]    Bank of Baroda 154.35 [ -3.59% ]    Bharti Airtel 320.55 [ 1.09% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 129.05 [ -2.53% ]    Bharat Petroleum 664.75 [ -1.36% ]    Britannia Ind. 3078.3 [ -0.95% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 262.4 [ -2.96% ]    Cipla 577.6 [ -0.47% ]    Coal India Ltd. 303.7 [ -1.19% ]    Colgate Palm. 902.35 [ -0.64% ]    Dabur India 275.9 [ -0.36% ]    DLF Ltd. 128.55 [ -2.91% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2947.4 [ 0.24% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 460.1 [ -0.34% ]    Grasim Inds. 863.3 [ -0.17% ]    HCL Technologies 838.75 [ -0.64% ]    HDFC 1237.3 [ -0.41% ]    HDFC Bank 1236.35 [ 0.00% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3050.6 [ -1.67% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 860.45 [ 0.02% ]    Hindalco Indus. 171.65 [ -2.53% ]    ICICI Bank 263.45 [ -2.32% ]    IDFC L 57.5 [ -2.38% ]    Indian Hotels Co 107.05 [ -1.34% ]    IndusInd Bank 1220.25 [ -0.01% ]    Infosys 948.7 [ -0.98% ]    ITC Ltd. 255.4 [ 0.49% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 77.15 [ -3.56% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 723.05 [ -0.71% ]    L&T 1414.75 [ -2.39% ]    Lupin Ltd. 1465.35 [ -0.93% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 1192.05 [ -1.55% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 5668.95 [ -0.86% ]    MTNL 19.6 [ -2.24% ]    Nestle India 5899.8 [ -0.20% ]    NIIT Ltd. 78.35 [ -6.67% ]    NMDC Ltd. 141.5 [ -3.28% ]    NTPC 170.45 [ -2.12% ]    ONGC 197.3 [ -1.77% ]    Punj. NationlBak 127.95 [ -3.25% ]    Power Grid Corpo 199.4 [ -1.19% ]    Reliance Inds. 1025.8 [ -0.76% ]    SBI 251.05 [ -2.84% ]    Vedanta 238.55 [ -2.73% ]    Shipping Corpn. 67.1 [ -1.90% ]    Sun Pharma. 641.55 [ -0.30% ]    Tata Chemicals 512.8 [ -2.66% ]    Tata Global Beverage 126.4 [ -3.14% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 523.2 [ -1.55% ]    Tata Steel 454.5 [ -2.71% ]    Tata Power Co. 77.55 [ -2.21% ]    Tata Consultancy 2285.35 [ -0.25% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 468.65 [ -2.65% ]    UltraTech Cement 3471.65 [ 0.29% ]    United Spirits 2077.9 [ 1.62% ]    Wipro Ltd 477.9 [ -0.23% ]    Zee Entertainment En 467.15 [ -2.18% ]