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Post Session: Sensex ends 294 pts higher, Nifty above 10,500; power, realty stocks up 1%
12/02/2018 16:44
The Indian benchmark indices ended higher on Monday, tracking firm cues from Asian peers, on buying by domestic funds ahead of inflation data to be released after market hours today. The market sentiment was also lifted by gain in index heavyweight such as ONGC, Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, L&T, HeromotoCorp and Axis Bank. On the sectoral front, power and realty stocks emerged as top gainers on BSE, rising as much as 1.87 per cent and 1.73 per cent, respectively. The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was strong. On BSE out of total shares traded 3162, shares advanced were 2145, while 857 shares declined, and 160 were unchanged. Shares of State Bank of India fell over 2 per cent after the country’s largest bank posted a quarterly loss, for the first time in nearly 19 years, of 1,886.57 crore in the December quarter of 2017-18, due to increase in provisioning for bad loans.

The 30-share benchmark index closed at 34300.47, up by 294.71 points or by 0.87 per cent, and the NSE Nifty ended at 10539.75, up by 84.8 points or by 0.81 per cent.

During the day’s trade, the Sensex touched intraday high of 34351.34 and intraday low of 34115.12, while the NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10555.5 and intraday low of 10485.4.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 712.50,+4.22%), YES Bank Ltd. (Rs. 334.95,+2.89%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 198.05,+2.51%), IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1686.45,+2.12%), Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 3615.00,+1.94%), among others.

On the flip side, State Bank of India (Rs. 288.50,-2.67%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1103.80,-0.72%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 269.85,-0.53%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 746.70,-0.43%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 326.00,-0.23%), were among top losers on BSE.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on May 22, 2018 >>      ABB India 1208.65 [ 0.70% ]    ACC 1325.3 [ -1.40% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 208 [ -0.02% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1286.85 [ -1.14% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 523.3 [ -0.67% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2808.5 [ 3.23% ]    Bank of Baroda 132.9 [ 2.31% ]    Bharti Airtel 361.85 [ 0.51% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 76.05 [ 1.33% ]    Bharat Petroleum 397.6 [ 0.95% ]    Britannia Ind. 5604.4 [ 1.50% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 524 [ 0.68% ]    Coal India Ltd. 279.05 [ 3.26% ]    Colgate Palm. 1230.6 [ 1.83% ]    Dabur India 374.7 [ 0.42% ]    DLF Ltd. 198.45 [ 2.53% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2009.6 [ 6.16% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 328 [ 0.72% ]    Grasim Inds. 1039.5 [ 0.35% ]    HCL Technologies 904.9 [ 1.00% ]    HDFC 1810 [ -0.51% ]    HDFC Bank 1989.9 [ -0.16% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3499.9 [ 0.20% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1574.3 [ -0.28% ]    Hindalco Indus. 234.95 [ 2.94% ]    ICICI Bank 290.3 [ 0.35% ]    IDFC L 51 [ 2.41% ]    Indian Hotels Co 139.8 [ 0.04% ]    IndusInd Bank 1903.95 [ -1.09% ]    Infosys 1193.85 [ 1.22% ]    ITC Ltd. 278.75 [ -1.28% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 240.35 [ 0.21% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1262.7 [ -1.09% ]    L&T 1320.15 [ 0.53% ]    Lupin Ltd. 740.1 [ 0.52% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 830.2 [ 0.51% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 8560.65 [ 1.57% ]    MTNL 16.25 [ 1.25% ]    Nestle India 9634.25 [ 1.56% ]    NIIT Ltd. 94.55 [ -0.42% ]    NMDC Ltd. 113.55 [ 0.13% ]    NTPC 165.15 [ 0.46% ]    ONGC 185.2 [ -0.30% ]    Punj. NationlBak 81.55 [ 4.35% ]    Power Grid Corpo 210.75 [ -0.89% ]    Reliance Inds. 926.75 [ -0.49% ]    SBI 253.9 [ 3.87% ]    Vedanta 269.95 [ 2.31% ]    Shipping Corpn. 63.4 [ 2.67% ]    Sun Pharma. 453 [ 2.08% ]    Tata Chemicals 727.75 [ -0.98% ]    Tata Global Beverage 247.15 [ 1.48% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 307.7 [ 3.99% ]    Tata Steel 576.8 [ -0.03% ]    Tata Power Co. 77.85 [ -1.21% ]    Tata Consultancy 3508.9 [ -1.35% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 686.4 [ 0.15% ]    UltraTech Cement 3755.55 [ -2.51% ]    United Spirits 3226.5 [ 3.41% ]    Wipro Ltd 264.95 [ 0.04% ]    Zee Entertainment En 565.6 [ 2.08% ]