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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 Feb 21, 2017 >>      ABB India 1225.85 [ -0.31% ]    ACC 1467.45 [ 0.47% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 238.95 [ -0.19% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 991.5 [ 1.61% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 504.35 [ 4.84% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2799.25 [ 0.28% ]    Bank of Baroda 169.3 [ 0.27% ]    Bharti Airtel 362.85 [ -3.33% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 154.6 [ 0.75% ]    Bharat Petroleum 703.95 [ 0.53% ]    Britannia Ind. 3239.05 [ -0.55% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 292.95 [ -0.56% ]    Cipla 593.1 [ 0.06% ]    Coal India Ltd. 319.6 [ -0.09% ]    Colgate Palm. 913.55 [ -1.03% ]    Dabur India 273 [ 3.19% ]    DLF Ltd. 145.7 [ -0.34% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2894.05 [ -0.16% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 524 [ -0.02% ]    Grasim Inds. 1068.3 [ 1.23% ]    HCL Technologies 851.3 [ 0.86% ]    HDFC 1412.45 [ 1.37% ]    HDFC Bank 1415.55 [ 0.46% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3125.8 [ 0.76% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 862.75 [ 0.97% ]    Hindalco Indus. 182.45 [ -0.46% ]    ICICI Bank 284.8 [ 0.87% ]    IDFC L 54.1 [ 0.74% ]    Indian Hotels Co 124.15 [ 3.20% ]    IndusInd Bank 1331.2 [ -0.39% ]    Infosys 1013.6 [ 0.33% ]    ITC Ltd. 263.15 [ -1.09% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 109.4 [ 9.24% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 797.9 [ 0.11% ]    L&T 1483.3 [ 0.04% ]    Lupin Ltd. 1471 [ 0.44% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 1311.65 [ -0.33% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 6063.15 [ -0.49% ]    MTNL 22.25 [ -0.45% ]    Nestle India 6376.5 [ 1.47% ]    NIIT Ltd. 77.8 [ 4.85% ]    NMDC Ltd. 143.2 [ 2.36% ]    NTPC 172.5 [ 0.41% ]    ONGC 196.25 [ 0.49% ]    Punj. NationlBak 143.8 [ 0.52% ]    Power Grid Corpo 206.15 [ -0.15% ]    Reliance Inds. 1088.2 [ 1.19% ]    SBI 270.7 [ 0.39% ]    Vedanta 268.85 [ -0.57% ]    Shipping Corpn. 63.65 [ -0.16% ]    Sun Pharma. 673.2 [ -0.95% ]    Tata Chemicals 581.35 [ 2.10% ]    Tata Global Beverage 141.6 [ 0.00% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 458.65 [ 0.70% ]    Tata Steel 490.95 [ 0.80% ]    Tata Power Co. 84.25 [ -1.29% ]    Tata Consultancy 2465.35 [ -1.47% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 507.9 [ 1.59% ]    UltraTech Cement 3769.35 [ 0.34% ]    United Spirits 2415.5 [ 3.26% ]    Wipro Ltd 475.8 [ 0.03% ]    Zee Entertainment En 523.25 [ -1.01% ]