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Sensex, Nifty sluggish; Consumer Durables, IT weigh
19/05/2017 14:08
The key domestic benchmark indices continued its sluggish trade during the late noon trading session amid selling pressure in index heavyweights and political turbulence in the White House.

At 14:08 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 23.57 points or by 0.08 per cent, while the NSE Nifty was at 9414 down by 15.45 points or by 0.16 per cent.



Earlier, the indices started the session on firm note and extended their gains, as investors reacted positively to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council finalizing tax rates of goods and services under the four-slab structure with essential items of daily use being kept in the lowest bracket of 5%. Out of 1211 items, GST rates on all except six categories have been decided. Only 19 percent of goods will be taxed above 18 percent, while 81 percent of items will fall under below 18 percent GST rate slabs.

In the volatile trade, Sensex touched intraday high of 30712.35 and intraday low of 30338.52 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 9505.75 and intraday low of 9390.75.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were ITC Ltd. (Rs. 285.10,+2.54%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 1009.20,+2.21%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 502.20,+2.10%), State Bank of India (Rs. 308.30,+1.77%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 159.30,+0.98%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 1110.65,-3.43%), GAIL (India) Ltd. (Rs. 398.80,-1.57%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2503.75,-1.20%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 1524.70,-0.94%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2655.50,-0.85%), among others.

Among the sectors, FMCG index was at 9627.35 up by 176.04 points or by 1.86%. Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. (Rs. 1012.00,+3.33%), Jay Shree Tea & Industries Ltd. (Rs. 103.65,+3.24%), Tata Coffee Ltd. (Rs. 134.00,+3.00%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 285.10,+2.54%), KRBL Ltd. (Rs. 434.90,+2.52%),.

On the flip side, CDS index was at 15402.9 down by -235.01 points or by -1.5%. Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. (Rs. 220.00,-4.99%), Whirlpool of India Ltd. (Rs. 1168.00,-1.96%), Symphony Ltd. (Rs. 1425.90,-1.28%), TTK Prestige Ltd. (Rs. 6347.00,-1.11%), Nilkamal Ltd. (Rs. 1978.60,-0.84%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2916 , shares advanced were 904 while 1841 shares declined and 171 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Aug 17, 2017 - 4:14PM >>      ABB India 1365.6 [ 0.59% ]    ACC 1780.1 [ -1.72% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 270.9 [ 0.31% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1134.95 [ -0.56% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 497.15 [ -0.47% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2825.85 [ -0.82% ]    Bank of Baroda 148.25 [ 0.75% ]    Bharti Airtel 416.35 [ 2.11% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 129.25 [ -0.54% ]    Bharat Petroleum 493.7 [ 2.01% ]    Britannia Ind. 4250.5 [ -1.15% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 573.2 [ -2.92% ]    Coal India Ltd. 246.95 [ 3.78% ]    Colgate Palm. 1059.65 [ -0.67% ]    Dabur India 307.95 [ -0.36% ]    DLF Ltd. 185.2 [ 2.43% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2011.25 [ 0.30% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 376.2 [ 1.35% ]    Grasim Inds. 1100.7 [ -0.52% ]    HCL Technologies 871.4 [ 0.80% ]    HDFC 1759.25 [ 1.00% ]    HDFC Bank 1765.4 [ -0.89% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3997.85 [ -0.60% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1177.3 [ -0.76% ]    Hindalco Indus. 230.3 [ -1.41% ]    ICICI Bank 293.15 [ -0.61% ]    IDFC L 56.45 [ -0.53% ]    Indian Hotels Co 126.5 [ 0.44% ]    IndusInd Bank 1628.5 [ -1.14% ]    Infosys 1020.85 [ 4.68% ]    ITC Ltd. 280 [ 0.29% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 139.85 [ 1.05% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 989 [ -1.15% ]    L&T 1134 [ -0.72% ]    Lupin Ltd. 953.95 [ -0.73% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 1367 [ -0.31% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 7582.45 [ -1.54% ]    MTNL 18.4 [ -1.08% ]    Nestle India 6652.8 [ -0.41% ]    NIIT Ltd. 92.4 [ 1.15% ]    NMDC Ltd. 122.9 [ 1.44% ]    NTPC 176.8 [ 3.94% ]    ONGC 160.6 [ -0.22% ]    Punj. NationlBak 146.3 [ -0.85% ]    Power Grid Corpo 219.45 [ -0.57% ]    Reliance Inds. 1567.1 [ 0.06% ]    SBI 280.85 [ -0.79% ]    Vedanta 304.8 [ 2.56% ]    Shipping Corpn. 87.6 [ 3.79% ]    Sun Pharma. 488.25 [ 0.53% ]    Tata Chemicals 591.35 [ -1.62% ]    Tata Global Beverage 190.6 [ -1.68% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 385.3 [ -1.01% ]    Tata Steel 625.4 [ -0.92% ]    Tata Power Co. 81.65 [ -0.49% ]    Tata Consultancy 2485.65 [ -0.27% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 424.4 [ 1.06% ]    UltraTech Cement 3932.9 [ -0.21% ]    United Spirits 2601.4 [ 2.08% ]    Wipro Ltd 288.35 [ -0.55% ]    Zee Entertainment En 526.75 [ 1.55% ]