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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 Oct 16, 2018 >>      ABB India 1297.35 [ 0.64% ]    ACC 1553.4 [ 1.99% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 221.5 [ 2.07% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1267.6 [ 1.38% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 588.85 [ 2.13% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 2610.5 [ -0.38% ]    Bank of Baroda 100.25 [ 2.98% ]    Bharti Airtel 294 [ 1.00% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 76.2 [ 0.46% ]    Bharat Petroleum 302.1 [ 1.94% ]    Britannia Ind. 5700.5 [ 0.51% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 639.75 [ -1.25% ]    Coal India 276.4 [ 0.27% ]    Colgate Palm. 1099.1 [ 0.07% ]    Dabur India 406.65 [ 2.60% ]    DLF Ltd. 158.15 [ 0.86% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2573.6 [ 0.26% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 352.3 [ 0.36% ]    Grasim Inds. 905.5 [ 0.85% ]    HCL Technologies 1003.4 [ 0.04% ]    HDFC 1756.25 [ 1.35% ]    HDFC Bank 1992.75 [ -0.76% ]    Hero MotoCorp 2895.2 [ 0.48% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1546.2 [ 1.30% ]    Hindalco Indus. 230.55 [ -0.52% ]    ICICI Bank 320.65 [ 2.33% ]    IDFC L 39.3 [ 1.29% ]    Indian Hotels Co 124 [ -2.29% ]    IndusInd Bank 1620.55 [ -0.39% ]    Infosys 695.25 [ -0.51% ]    ITC Ltd. 282.65 [ 0.05% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 178.9 [ 0.28% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1175.75 [ 0.45% ]    L&T 1224.65 [ 0.68% ]    Lupin Ltd. 896.45 [ 1.09% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 777.7 [ 3.83% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 7150.9 [ -0.43% ]    MTNL 13.95 [ -0.36% ]    Nestle India 9737.5 [ 0.85% ]    NIIT Ltd. 75.7 [ 3.42% ]    NMDC Ltd. 113.25 [ 0.31% ]    NTPC 163.95 [ -0.43% ]    ONGC 165.6 [ 3.40% ]    Punj. NationlBak 69.95 [ 3.55% ]    Power Grid Corpo 187.2 [ -0.48% ]    Reliance Inds. 1163.8 [ 2.11% ]    SBI 270.3 [ 2.70% ]    Vedanta 212.45 [ 0.88% ]    Shipping Corpn. 44.5 [ 2.18% ]    Sun Pharma. 602.7 [ 0.46% ]    Tata Chemicals 676.55 [ 4.12% ]    Tata Global Beverage 235.45 [ 0.23% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 185.85 [ 0.81% ]    Tata Steel 572.8 [ 0.49% ]    Tata Power Co. 73.8 [ 3.58% ]    Tata Consultancy 1962.3 [ 0.66% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 718.7 [ 3.48% ]    UltraTech Cement 3752.7 [ 1.19% ]    United Spirits 526.45 [ -1.27% ]    Wipro Ltd 319.05 [ -0.28% ]    Zee Entertainment En 469.75 [ -0.58% ]