drifting down from the opening highs, indices have recovered
and are close to their early highs. Firm trend across
most major Asian markets and positive flows from FII's
yesterday are helping sentiment.
Sensex is trading higher by 53 points at 10932 at 01.10
Nifty is trading higher by 20 points at 3246.
has gained further and is now the best performer among
index stocks, having added over 3 per cent.
stocks are holding firm. Hindalco has gained further from
its early highs and has now added close to 3 per cent.
Nalco has given up part of its early gains and is now
trading with gains of over a per cent.
is maintaining its gains of around 2 per cent while ONGC
has gained close to 2 per cent, providing considerable
support to the Nifty.
continues to be the best performer among technology stocks,
trading more than 2 per cent higher.
stocks Glaxo and Sun Pharma have gained around 2 per cent
Shipping Corp and Tata Chemicals are among the major gainers.
Tele continues to be the biggest loser among index stocks,
down more than 2.5 per cent.
marketing stocks HPCL and BPCL continue to be weak as
are FMCG stocks HLL and Dabur.
Bank, Tata Steel and HDFC are among the other losers.
have lost ground and the mid-cap index is trading with
marginal gains now. The market breadth has declined further
with 1.5 stocks declining for every advancing stock on
Finance, which got listed on the exchanges today, is now
trading at Rs235.5.
Kashyap & Sons, another new listing today, is now
trading at Rs979.
Steel, the third new listing, has recovered from its lows
and is now trading with modest gains from its issue price.
Industries, SKM Egg Products and Saksoft are among the
major gainers in mid-caps.
Indo Tech Transformers and Kopran are among the mid-cap