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Post-Session: Markets end in deep red; metals crack
11/08/2017 16:16
Indian equity benchmarks settled at their five-week lows on Friday as investors continued to pare their riskier positions amid rise in geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea.

The 30-share barometer SENSEX closed at 31213.59 down by 317.74 points or by 1.01 per cent, while the NSE Nifty ended at 9710.8 down by 109.45 points or by 1.11 per cent.

During the day’s trade, Sensex touched intraday high of 31379.2 and intraday low of 31128.02 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 9771.65 and intraday low of 9685.55.

Moreover, global markets tumbled for a fourth day and were on course for their worst week since November, as the escalating war of words over North Korea drove investors on Friday toward the yen, the Swiss franc and gold.

Among the individual stocks, State bank of India plunged 5 per cent as its Q1 NPA worsened further. Gross NPA of the Bank 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. The Bank in its first quarter posted a net profit jump of three-fold to Rs 3,032 crore from Rs 1,046 crore on year-on-year basis.

The other top losers on the D-street included Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1346.35,-3.10%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1546.55,-2.37%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1132.80,-2.30%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 169.05,-2.20%), among others.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2011.35,+3.20%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 223.20,+1.50%), Lupin Ltd. (Rs. 942.25,+0.71%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 289.90,+0.66%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 489.95,+0.63%), among others.

On the sectoral front, metal and auto stocks emerged as top losers, falling as much as 3.63 per cent and 1.51 per cent respectively.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2857 , shares advanced were 1062 while 1642 shares declined and 153 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Dec 14, 2017 >>      ABB India 1347.25 [ -0.67% ]    ACC 1688.2 [ -1.04% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 264.75 [ 0.25% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1123.45 [ 0.62% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 541.45 [ 1.06% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 3162.8 [ 0.36% ]    Bank of Baroda 165.85 [ 1.28% ]    Bharti Airtel 520.3 [ 0.57% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 89.6 [ 0.00% ]    Bharat Petroleum 513.55 [ 1.43% ]    Britannia Ind. 4694.85 [ -2.49% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 590.45 [ 2.13% ]    Coal India Ltd. 262.85 [ -0.11% ]    Colgate Palm. 1057.75 [ 0.67% ]    Dabur India 344.2 [ -0.45% ]    DLF Ltd. 227.6 [ -0.09% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2310.65 [ 2.21% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 487.1 [ -0.96% ]    Grasim Inds. 1143.3 [ 2.20% ]    HCL Technologies 882.85 [ 1.90% ]    HDFC 1704.5 [ 0.46% ]    HDFC Bank 1838.05 [ 0.92% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3460.55 [ 1.20% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1321.6 [ 0.50% ]    Hindalco Indus. 236.4 [ 0.83% ]    ICICI Bank 304.35 [ 0.46% ]    IDFC L 57.3 [ -0.87% ]    Indian Hotels Co 120.1 [ -0.12% ]    IndusInd Bank 1650.35 [ 0.18% ]    Infosys 1013.1 [ 0.93% ]    ITC Ltd. 264.25 [ 2.03% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 161.8 [ 0.43% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1024.65 [ 0.96% ]    L&T 1188.8 [ -0.04% ]    Lupin Ltd. 852.8 [ 0.89% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 1431.6 [ 1.35% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 9112.75 [ -0.09% ]    MTNL 20.15 [ -1.71% ]    Nestle India 7876.85 [ -0.74% ]    NIIT Ltd. 93 [ -0.16% ]    NMDC Ltd. 128.1 [ -0.39% ]    NTPC 177.3 [ 0.71% ]    ONGC 184.35 [ 0.24% ]    Punj. NationlBak 169.6 [ 1.07% ]    Power Grid Corpo 200.1 [ -0.20% ]    Reliance Inds. 921.5 [ 0.75% ]    SBI 314 [ 0.22% ]    Vedanta 284.55 [ 0.35% ]    Shipping Corpn. 93.85 [ 0.43% ]    Sun Pharma. 514.4 [ -0.47% ]    Tata Chemicals 718 [ 0.94% ]    Tata Global Beverage 284.3 [ -0.05% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 402.4 [ 0.11% ]    Tata Steel 685.75 [ 0.72% ]    Tata Power Co. 90.5 [ 0.28% ]    Tata Consultancy 2557.8 [ -2.69% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 514.25 [ 2.11% ]    UltraTech Cement 4268.2 [ -0.14% ]    United Spirits 3352.15 [ -0.11% ]    Wipro Ltd 288.6 [ 0.49% ]    Zee Entertainment En 567.75 [ 0.12% ]