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Post Session: Sensex, Nifty end marginally higher; IT, Teck stocks up 1%
13/06/2018 16:01
Indian equities closed tad higher, paring most of early gains, on Wednesday, tracking weak cues from Asian peers, as investor cheered faster-than-expected growth in factory output. Industrial production surged by 4.9 per cent in April, from the five-month low of 4.4 per cent growth seen in March. Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) rose 2 per cent after IT major said that its board will consider a proposal for buyback of equity shares of the company, at its meeting to be held on June 15, 2018. Bucking the trend, the broader markets were trading lower, with MidCap and SmlCap indices falling as much as 0.46 per cent and 0.21 per cent, respectively.

The 30-share benchmark index closed trade at 35739.16, up by 46.64 points or by 0.13 per cent, and the NSE Nifty settled at 10856.7, up by 13.85 points or by 0.13 per cent.

During the day’s trade, the BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 35877.41 and intraday low of 35715.96, while the NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10893.25 and intraday low of 10842.65.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2251.00,+2.77%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 1824.20,+2.43%), State Bank of India (Rs. 287.65,+1.70%), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Rs. 198.50,+1.43%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1276.10,+1.41%), among others.

On the flip side, Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 567.50,-2.12%), Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. (Rs. 382.05,-1.51%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 1619.00,-1.31%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Rs. 377.40,-0.96%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1353.50,-0.75%), were among top losers on BSE.

On the sectoral front, IT and Teck stocks emerged as top gainers on BSE, rising as much as 1.29 per cent and 0.94 per cent, respectively.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2985, shares advanced were 1370 while 1439 shares declined and 176 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Jun 20, 2018 - 2:10PM >>      ABB India 1211.5 [ 0.24% ]    ACC 1272.05 [ -0.97% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 197.2 [ -1.52% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1269.4 [ 0.02% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 520.75 [ 0.69% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2872.75 [ 0.81% ]    Bank of Baroda 125.05 [ -2.19% ]    Bharti Airtel 372.1 [ 0.24% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 74.5 [ 0.13% ]    Bharat Petroleum 409.75 [ -0.93% ]    Britannia Ind. 6006 [ 0.49% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 603.9 [ 0.34% ]    Coal India Ltd. 268.55 [ -1.61% ]    Colgate Palm. 1196.4 [ 0.34% ]    Dabur India 381.2 [ 0.36% ]    DLF Ltd. 198.8 [ 1.66% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2374.4 [ -0.78% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 341.7 [ -0.31% ]    Grasim Inds. 1020 [ 0.98% ]    HCL Technologies 912.4 [ -0.87% ]    HDFC 1841.85 [ 0.76% ]    HDFC Bank 2045.25 [ 1.07% ]    Hero MotoCorp 3655 [ 0.06% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1606 [ 0.31% ]    Hindalco Indus. 225.35 [ -0.20% ]    ICICI Bank 292.85 [ 0.02% ]    IDFC L 48.8 [ 0.41% ]    Indian Hotels Co 134.6 [ 0.90% ]    IndusInd Bank 1955.8 [ 1.26% ]    Infosys 1245.6 [ 0.32% ]    ITC Ltd. 263.75 [ -0.86% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 225.5 [ 1.42% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1317.15 [ 1.07% ]    L&T 1301.3 [ -0.69% ]    Lupin Ltd. 899.3 [ 0.16% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 897.75 [ 0.71% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 8935.05 [ 0.82% ]    MTNL 16.85 [ 1.20% ]    Nestle India 9730 [ 1.16% ]    NIIT Ltd. 97.35 [ 1.56% ]    NMDC Ltd. 107.9 [ -0.09% ]    NTPC 157.25 [ 0.70% ]    ONGC 162.6 [ -1.33% ]    Punj. NationlBak 86.15 [ -0.75% ]    Power Grid Corpo 198.95 [ 0.13% ]    Reliance Inds. 1017.85 [ 2.19% ]    SBI 271.85 [ -0.28% ]    Vedanta 227.15 [ 1.27% ]    Shipping Corpn. 62.45 [ -0.64% ]    Sun Pharma. 562.35 [ 0.43% ]    Tata Chemicals 728 [ 0.54% ]    Tata Global Beverage 260.1 [ -2.60% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 306.65 [ 0.52% ]    Tata Steel 556.75 [ 0.32% ]    Tata Power Co. 73.85 [ 0.61% ]    Tata Consultancy 1824.55 [ 0.00% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 689.5 [ -0.90% ]    UltraTech Cement 3642.65 [ -0.15% ]    United Spirits 673 [ -0.05% ]    Wipro Ltd 259.55 [ -0.56% ]    Zee Entertainment En 563.2 [ 1.57% ]