are holding on to their gains though the indices have
come down from their record highs set in early trades.
The firm trend in most Asian markets is helping the sentiment
and FII investment figures are also positive.
Sensex is trading higher by 82 points at 10847 at 01.10
Nifty is trading higher by 26 points at 3210.
stocks have gained further in early afternoon trades.
TCS has gained close to 3 per cent and is the biggest
gainer among index stocks. Satyam has gained further and
is now trading more than 2 per cent higher. Wipro is holding
on to a 2 per cent gains while Infosys is trading firm
by over a per cent.
stocks are also maintaining the up trend from early trades,
though they have come down marginally from higher levels.
VSNL and MTNL have added close to 2 per cent each.
Communication Ventures is trading nearly 6 per cent higher
while Bharti is holding to gains of over 1.5 per cent.
L&T, Tata Chemicals and Reliance Energy are among
the other major gainers.
Bank is the biggest loser among index stocks, trading
more than a per cent lower. Nalco has also lost a per
Honda, PNB and ITC are among the other losers in large
have given up part of the early gains and the mid-cap
index is now higher by over 0.5 per cent. The market breadth
remains positive though it has declined from early trades.
continues to be locked in the 10 per cent upper circuit.
FCI OEN and Pantaloon Retail are among the major gainers
Housing Finance, HB Stockholding and Williamson Magor
are among the mid-cap losers.