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Post Session: Sensex ends 241 points lower, Nifty below 10840; GNFC tanks 12%
12/02/2019 16:32
The frontline indices ended over 0.5 per cent lower weighed by banking and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks. Asian shares edged up on Tuesday as investors hoped a new round of US-China trade talks would help to resolve a dispute that's dented global growth and some corporate earnings. The shares of Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals (GNFC) tanked 12 per cent to Rs 271 in the intra-day deals on the BSE on Tuesday, as the company posted 27 per cent year-on-year (YoY) decline in net profit at Rs 166 crore in December 2018 quarter (Q3FY19). The fertilizers company had reported a profit of Rs 228 crore in a year-ago quarter. The stock ended the day at Rs 275.50, down 10.45 per cent.

The 30-share index closed at 36153.62 down by -241.41 points or by -0.66 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 10831.4 down by -57.4 points or by -0.53 per cent. The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 36465.4 and intraday low of 36113.91 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10910.9 and intraday low of 10823.8.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 436.75,+2.00%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 222.95,+1.92%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 487.95,+1.57%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 133.10,+0.80%), Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 1448.70,+0.75%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex were Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 2807.25,-2.63%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 1905.60,-2.18%), State Bank of India (Rs. 275.40,-1.57%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 80.10,-1.54%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 750.40,-1.47%), among others.

Among sectors, Metal index was at 10376.79 up by 168.6 points or by 1.65%. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (Rs. 141.20,+9.84%), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Ltd. (Rs. 47.25,+5.47%), JSW Steel Ltd. (Rs. 272.10,+4.19%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 222.95,+1.92%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 487.95,+1.57%),. On the flip side, Realty index was at 1729.76 down by -22.61 points or by -1.29%. Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 449.00,-3.51%), Phoenix Mills Ltd. (Rs. 577.05,-3.49%), DLF Ltd. (Rs. 159.25,-2.72%), Godrej Industries Ltd. (Rs. 718.00,-2.51%), Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. (Rs. 371.35,-0.30%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2840 , shares advanced were 1138 while 1548 shares declined and 154 were unchanged.
NSE Prices delayed by 15 minutes... << Prices as on Apr 18, 2019 >>      ABB India 1436.8 [ 1.78% ]    ACC 1699.45 [ -0.21% ]    Ambuja Cements Ltd. 233.4 [ 0.60% ]    Asian Paints Ltd. 1469.6 [ 0.73% ]    Axis Bank Ltd. 771.2 [ 0.01% ]    Bajaj Auto Ltd. 3069.5 [ 0.03% ]    Bank of Baroda 126.55 [ -3.32% ]    Bharti Airtel 346.95 [ -0.52% ]    Bharat Heavy Ele 76.05 [ -0.85% ]    Bharat Petroleum 362.9 [ 1.51% ]    Britannia Ind. 2997.75 [ -0.75% ]    Cairn India Ltd. 285.35 [ 0.81% ]    Cipla 561.55 [ 0.39% ]    Coal India 251.45 [ -0.06% ]    Colgate Palm. 1216.95 [ -0.41% ]    Dabur India 404.95 [ -0.99% ]    DLF Ltd. 183.1 [ -0.14% ]    Dr. Reddy's Labs 2799.1 [ -0.92% ]    GAIL (India) Ltd. 351.95 [ 0.10% ]    Grasim Inds. 867.25 [ -1.84% ]    HCL Technologies 1102.65 [ -0.40% ]    HDFC 2003.75 [ -1.13% ]    HDFC Bank 2293.65 [ -0.49% ]    Hero MotoCorp 2741.55 [ 0.07% ]    Hindustan Unilever L 1739.9 [ 0.08% ]    Hindalco Indus. 207.2 [ -3.61% ]    ICICI Bank 404.4 [ -0.64% ]    IDFC L 45.45 [ -1.84% ]    Indian Hotels Co 153.35 [ -0.45% ]    IndusInd Bank 1764.3 [ -2.80% ]    Infosys 717.05 [ -0.97% ]    ITC Ltd. 304.4 [ -0.91% ]    Jindal St & Pwr 183.3 [ -3.20% ]    Kotak Mahindra Bank 1369.65 [ -1.21% ]    L&T 1360.7 [ -1.50% ]    Lupin Ltd. 835.8 [ 0.34% ]    Mahi. & Mahi 684.65 [ -0.50% ]    Maruti Suzuki India 7447.45 [ -0.15% ]    MTNL 13 [ 4.84% ]    Nestle India 10954.45 [ -1.80% ]    NIIT Ltd. 104.6 [ -3.99% ]    NMDC Ltd. 104.7 [ 0.67% ]    NTPC 135.35 [ -1.60% ]    ONGC 160.6 [ 0.09% ]    Punj. NationlBak 90.05 [ -2.96% ]    Power Grid Corpo 194.3 [ -1.30% ]    Reliance Inds. 1385.95 [ 3.14% ]    SBI 310.8 [ -1.57% ]    Vedanta 178.6 [ -3.43% ]    Shipping Corpn. 35.05 [ 0.57% ]    Sun Pharma. 463.2 [ 0.14% ]    Tata Chemicals 597.7 [ -2.38% ]    Tata Global Beverage 208.85 [ -3.18% ]    Tata Motors Ltd. 236.25 [ 2.49% ]    Tata Steel 543.1 [ -1.83% ]    Tata Power Co. 70.55 [ -1.26% ]    Tata Consultancy 2150.05 [ 0.86% ]    Tech Mahindra Ltd. 800.35 [ 0.28% ]    UltraTech Cement 4259.95 [ 0.12% ]    United Spirits 552.75 [ -0.59% ]    Wipro Ltd 284.8 [ 1.39% ]    Zee Entertainment En 402.3 [ -3.19% ]