Mid-Session: Sensex up 486 pts; Yes Bank falls 14%
25/03/2020 12:39

Benchmark indices extended the gain in the afternoon trade supported by buying in index heavyweights including Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Axis Bank Ltd., Bharti Airtel and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd among others.

At 12:30 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 27160.17 up by 486.14 points or by 1.82 % and then NSE Nifty was at 7943.7 up by 142.65 points or by 1.83 %. Sensex touched intraday high of 27299.44 and intraday low of 26359.91 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 7980.35 and intraday low of 7714.75.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1025.50,+8.74%), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (Rs. 4865.75,+8.47%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 323.85,+6.83%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Rs. 426.05,+5.44%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1198.00,+4.29%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were ITC Ltd. (Rs. 144.00,-3.65%), IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 301.00,-3.63%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 60.55,-3.12%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 690.50,-2.51%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 580.60,-2.18%), among others.

Among the sectors, Auto index was at 10998.95 up by 305.28 points or by 2.85%. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (Rs. 4858.65,+8.32%), Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (Rs. 794.95,+6.43%), Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. (Rs. 59.10,+2.96%), MRF Ltd. (Rs. 53929.50,+2.86%), Eicher Motors Ltd. (Rs. 14600.00,+2.38%),.

On the flip side, CGS index was at 9780.76 down by -133.38 points or by -1.35%. Sadbhav Engineering Ltd. (Rs. 32.65,-4.95%), Grindwell Norton Ltd. (Rs. 423.85,-4.53%), Kalpataru Power Transmissions Ltd. (Rs. 175.50,-4.26%), Havells India Ltd. (Rs. 472.15,-3.39%), Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. (Rs. 2057.00,-3.16%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2132 , shares advanced were 853 while 1144 shares declined and 135 were unchanged.