December 24, 2013

Market Pulse - 24 Dec, 2013

Market Pulse - 24 Dec, 2013

Market Pulse - 24 Dec 2013Markets closed near the day's low after opening positive in the morning, amid range bound sessions as investors opted to book profit ahead for the Christmas holiday and December derivative contracts expiry an Thursday. The S&P BSE Sensex closed down by 68.32 points or 0.32% at 21,032.71. it touched a high of 21,156.92 and a low of 21,010.65. The CNX Nifty closed down by 17.40 points or 0.28% at 6,267.10. It has touched a high of 6,301.50 and a low of 6,262.00 in the intraday session.

Among the sectoral indices, Metal index dropped by 1.09%, Bankex fell by 0.43%, Power and Oil & Gas indices declined by 0.22% and 0.23% each. Auto, IT and FMCG were other sectoral indices which closed weak, whereas Capital Goods index gained by 0.66%, Consumer Durables advanced by 0.38%, Realty and Healthcare indices closed tad up by 0.08-0.07%. However broader markets outwited the benchmark index with Mid-cap index gaining by 0.53% while Small-cap index surged by 1.04%.

Among the index gainers, BHEL and Bajaj Auto gained by 1.92% and 1.91%, Dr Reddys Lab, L&T, NTPC and Infosys advanced between 1-0.50%. ICICI Bank, SBI, Reliance Industries, TCS and Hindustan Unilever were other index gainers.

Among the index losers, Tata Power dropped by 3.20%, Sesa Sterlite and Wipro slipped by 2.31% and 2.10%. Sun Pharma, Hero MotoCorp, Cipla, HDFC, Hindalco Inds, HDFC Bank, Gail (India) and Tata Steel declined between 2-1%. ONGC, Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors were other some of the index losers.

However market breadth ended firm positive with 1,444 shares advancing as comparde to 1,034 shares declining while 158 shares remained unchanged.

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