May 24, 2013

Market Pulse - 24 May, 2013

Fri, May 24, 2013 at 16:00 PM
Markets ends lower, weighed by Asian markets.
Markets after opening positive traded almost in a range and ended the day marginally positive as Asian markets weighed on. Sensex closed up by 30 points or 0.15% at 19,704.33 after opening positive up by 90.99 points or 0.46% at 19,765.32 and touched a high of 19,833.14 and a low of 19,568.49 while Nifty closed up by 16.50 points or 0.28% at 5,983.55 after opening up by 43.65 points or 0.73% at 6,010.70 and touched a high of 6,015.30 and a low of 5,936.80 in the day.

Sectoral wise, Consumer Durables, Metal and Capital Goods indices gained up by 1.86% and 1.61%, Bankex, Power and Realty advanced up between 1%-0.50%, FMCG up by 0.27%, Oil & Gas and PSU marginally up by 0.09% and 0.02%, while Healthcare index dropped by 1.28%, IT declined by 0.74% and Auto index tad down by 0.04%. In broader markets both the indices Mid-cap and Small-cap ended positive, up by 0.37% and 0.30%.

Major stock gainers were, Tata Steel Limited spurted up by 4.56%, Tata Power Company surged up by 3.75%, Larsen & Toubro and ICICI Bank Limited gained up by 2.70% and 2.60%, Sterlite Industries Limited, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Maruti Suzuki and NTPC gained between 2%-1%, Coal India Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Dr Reddys Laboratories and HDFC up between 1%-0.50%, HDFC Bank Limited and Reliance Industries advanced up by 0.42% and 0.35%, while Hindustan Unilever marginally up by 0.19%.

Major stock losers were, Sun Pharmaceuticals dropped by 3.67%, Hindalco Industries Limited, Cipla Limited, Tata Consultancy Services, BHEL and State Bank of India declined between 2%-1%, Tata Motors Limited, Hero Motocorp, Gail (India), ONGC, ITC, Bajaj Auto and Infosys fell between 1%-0.50%, Bharti Airtel Limited down by 0.45% and Wipro Limited ended marginally lower by 0.10%.

Overall market breadth was tad positive with 1,189 shares advanced compared to 1,098 shares declined while 147 shares remained unchanged.

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