Sensex up over 110 pts, Nifty below 10,500; IT stocks strong ahead of Infosys earnings
13/04/2018 14:14

The markets slipped from its day’s high in the post afternoon trade on correction in banks but technology stocks and Reliance Industries continued to support.

At 14:05 hours, BSE SENSEX was at 34212.44 up by 111.31 points or by 0.33 % and NSE Nifty was at 10478.9 up by 20.25 points or by 0.19 %.

The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 34313.14 and intraday low of 34127.74. The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10519.9 and intraday low of 10460.55.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. (Rs. 381.75,+2.61%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 3213.50,+2.43%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 292.85,+2.11%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 1181.05,+1.62%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1147.70,+1.45%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were State Bank of India (Rs. 251.20,-1.22%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 542.90,-0.98%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1346.50,-0.81%), Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 3716.50,-0.78%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 1404.00,-0.68%), among others.

Among the sectors, BSE_IT index was at 12902.44 up by 185.04 points or by 1.46%. Majesco Ltd. (Rs. 503.45,+6.70%), Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd. (Rs. 902.30,+4.19%), Ramco Systems Ltd. (Rs. 477.30,+3.22%), Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. (Rs. 457.00,+2.70%), Zen Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 124.00,+2.65%).

On the flip side, BSE_CGS index was at 19095.06 down by -103.63 points or by -0.54%. Bharat Electronics Ltd. (Rs. 142.65,-3.06%), Siemens Ltd. (Rs. 1084.35,-1.52%), SKF India Ltd. (Rs. 1853.05,-0.96%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1348.00,-0.70%), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (Rs. 88.50,-0.67%).

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was strong. On BSE out of total shares traded 2835, shares advanced were 1347 while 1331 shares declined and 157 were unchanged.