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Sensex tanks nearly 350 pts, Nifty breaks 9700; SBI top loser
11/08/2017 14:23
The key domestic benchmark indices sank deeper into the red during the post-noon trading session tracking the global markets as escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea continued to drive investors away from risk assets.

Sentiment was also affected adversely after the finance ministry said in its mid-year economic survey today, 11 August 2017, that there are downside risks to the Indian governments growth forecast of 6.75-7.5 per cent for the fiscal year to March 2018.

At 14:25 hours, BSE SENSEX was at 31183.38 down by -347.95 points or by -1.10 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 9697.45 down by -122.80 points or by -1.25 per cent.

European markets too were lower today with shares in London off the most. The FTSE 100 is down 1.17 per cent while France's CAC 40 is off 0.62 per cent and Germany's DAX is lower by 0.64 per cent.

Among the companies, SBI was the top dragger after its gross NPA increased to Rs 1.88 lakh crore from Rs 1.12 lakh crore and net NPA jumped to Rs 1.07 lakh crore from Rs 58,277 crore on sequential basis.

Meanwhile, the top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were State Bank of India (Rs. 282.00,-4.91%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1346.10,-3.12%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1129.50,-2.59%), Cipla Ltd. (Rs. 535.75,-2.40%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1546.20,-2.39%), among others.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2000.00,+2.62%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 290.15,+0.75%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 989.25,+0.69%), Lupin Ltd. (Rs. 939.55,+0.42%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 218.00,+0.09%), among others.

Among the sectors, BSE Metal index was at 12412.2 down by -330.25 points or by -2.59%. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Rs. 225.50,-5.17%), Vedanta Ltd. (Rs. 285.20,-4.57%), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Ltd. (Rs. 57.30,-2.72%), NMDC Ltd. (Rs. 118.80,-2.30%), National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Rs. 63.70,-1.70%).

On the other hand, BSE Oil&Gas index was at 14415.67 up by 31.24 points or by 0.22%. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 433.85,+5.01%), Petronet LNG Ltd. (Rs. 212.70,+2.85%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 489.00,+1.57%), GAIL (India) Ltd. (Rs. 368.70,+1.35%), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 412.30,+0.41%).

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2718, shares advanced were 811 while 1759 shares declined and 148 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Jul 18, 2018 - 2:00PM >>      ABB India 1186.7 [ 0.32% ]    ACC 1292.45 [ 0.32% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 195.1 [ -0.26% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1390.7 [ 1.05% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 528.7 [ -1.71% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 3121.3 [ 0.88% ]    Bank of Baroda 116.9 [ -3.23% ]    Bharti Airtel 336.8 [ -1.68% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 66.05 [ -2.94% ]    Bharat Petroleum 400.35 [ 1.96% ]    Britannia Ind. 6324.1 [ -1.60% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 632 [ -0.85% ]    Coal India 262.8 [ -0.74% ]    Colgate Palm. 1104 [ -1.84% ]    Dabur India 377.2 [ -0.17% ]    DLF Ltd. 171.7 [ -4.58% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2047.7 [ -0.85% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 356.25 [ -0.68% ]    Grasim Inds. 943.15 [ 0.26% ]    HCL Technologies 991.3 [ 1.12% ]    HDFC 2011.9 [ 1.14% ]    HDFC Bank 2190 [ 0.61% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3488.45 [ 0.00% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1637 [ -2.66% ]    Hindalco Indus. 211.45 [ -3.67% ]    ICICI Bank 261.5 [ -1.86% ]    IDFC L 44.5 [ -2.41% ]    Indian Hotels Co 128 [ -1.04% ]    IndusInd Bank 1898.85 [ -0.32% ]    Infosys 1316.4 [ -0.87% ]    ITC Ltd. 268.95 [ -0.33% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 188.6 [ -5.23% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1399.95 [ -0.05% ]    L&T 1289.9 [ 0.24% ]    Lupin Ltd. 807.2 [ -2.44% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 906.35 [ -1.75% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 9355.5 [ -0.95% ]    MTNL 14.95 [ -2.29% ]    Nestle India 10380.2 [ -1.25% ]    NIIT Ltd. 88.75 [ -5.84% ]    NMDC Ltd. 94.4 [ -2.78% ]    NTPC 154.25 [ -0.68% ]    ONGC 163.5 [ 4.71% ]    Punj. NationlBak 75.45 [ -4.13% ]    Power Grid Corpo 179.1 [ -1.30% ]    Reliance Inds. 1084.9 [ -0.68% ]    SBI 259.2 [ 0.06% ]    Vedanta 203.9 [ -2.95% ]    Shipping Corpn. 60.1 [ -1.23% ]    Sun Pharma. 546.3 [ -0.43% ]    Tata Chemicals 672 [ -1.75% ]    Tata Global Beverage 240.05 [ -3.17% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 250.3 [ -2.97% ]    Tata Steel 504.5 [ -5.23% ]    Tata Power Co. 70 [ -1.27% ]    Tata Consultancy 2000 [ -0.11% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 643 [ -0.59% ]    UltraTech Cement 3919.6 [ 0.63% ]    United Spirits 558 [ -3.79% ]    Wipro Ltd 284.6 [ 0.25% ]    Zee Entertainment En 521.8 [ 0.96% ]