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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 Oct 19, 2017 >>      ABB India 1340.35 [ 0.33% ]    ACC 1765.15 [ -1.04% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 274.05 [ -1.39% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1178.5 [ -0.10% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 460.3 [ -0.90% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 3217.95 [ -0.27% ]    Bank of Baroda 134.9 [ -1.32% ]    Bharti Airtel 473.75 [ 2.55% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 84.6 [ -0.18% ]    Bharat Petroleum 508.15 [ -1.06% ]    Britannia Ind. 4636.25 [ -1.06% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 607.8 [ -0.52% ]    Coal India Ltd. 285.8 [ -1.45% ]    Colgate Palm. 1046.9 [ -0.70% ]    Dabur India 318.55 [ -0.16% ]    DLF Ltd. 175.25 [ -1.74% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2373.05 [ -0.52% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 433.25 [ -0.74% ]    Grasim Inds. 1138.65 [ -0.70% ]    HCL Technologies 922.3 [ -0.15% ]    HDFC 1745.75 [ -0.33% ]    HDFC Bank 1848.4 [ -1.08% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3735.6 [ -0.46% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1257.7 [ -0.49% ]    Hindalco Indus. 273.9 [ -0.51% ]    ICICI Bank 257.85 [ -2.01% ]    IDFC L 63.6 [ 0.47% ]    Indian Hotels Co 114.1 [ 0.57% ]    IndusInd Bank 1690.85 [ -1.02% ]    Infosys 926.95 [ 0.28% ]    ITC Ltd. 269.65 [ -0.26% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 159.95 [ -0.78% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1077.75 [ -1.66% ]    L&T 1139.75 [ -0.14% ]    Lupin Ltd. 1051.2 [ 0.19% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 1375.75 [ 0.38% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 7731.1 [ -0.68% ]    MTNL 19.9 [ -0.75% ]    Nestle India 7216.2 [ -0.41% ]    NIIT Ltd. 104.15 [ -1.84% ]    NMDC Ltd. 122.1 [ -0.25% ]    NTPC 175.05 [ -1.68% ]    ONGC 172.05 [ -1.38% ]    Punj. NationlBak 129.55 [ -1.03% ]    Power Grid Corpo 210.65 [ -1.36% ]    Reliance Inds. 909.9 [ -0.50% ]    SBI 242.75 [ -0.41% ]    Vedanta 327.95 [ -1.06% ]    Shipping Corpn. 90.25 [ -0.72% ]    Sun Pharma. 535.75 [ -0.82% ]    Tata Chemicals 719.6 [ -0.91% ]    Tata Global Beverage 204.6 [ -1.06% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 426.95 [ -1.44% ]    Tata Steel 705.5 [ -0.58% ]    Tata Power Co. 81.5 [ -0.49% ]    Tata Consultancy 2583.9 [ -0.10% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 458.35 [ -0.02% ]    UltraTech Cement 4034.35 [ -1.41% ]    United Spirits 2469.1 [ -1.36% ]    Wipro Ltd 292.05 [ -0.92% ]    Zee Entertainment En 489.35 [ -0.29% ]