sign of profit booking in Asian markets and a strong opening
by Europe has helped the Indian indices to hold on to
their morning gains.
is trading higher by 371 points at 10533 at 01.10 PM.
is trading higher by 108 at 3105.
has rallied further and is the biggest gainer among index
stocks. The stock has added nearly 8.5 per cent on expectations
of improved rural demand after the monsoon revival
Tele has also gained considerably after a firm opening
and is now trading more than 7 per cent higher.
is holding on to its gains of 4.5 per cent while Reliance
Industries has gained further and is now trading more
than 3.5 per cent higher.
stocks are holding on to their gains, led by SAIL, which
is still trading nearly 6.5 per cent higher. Tata Steel
is holding on to its gains of over 4.5 per cent.
is trading more than 5.5 per cent higher while Nalco is
up more than 3 per cent.
auto stocks, Maruti is holding on to its gains of nearly
6.5 per cent. Tata Motors is still trading higher by 4.5
per cent and M&M is holding on to gains of 3.5 per
is the best performer among engineering stocks and is
trading nearly 5 per cent higher. BHEL has gained 4 per
cent while Siemens and Suzlon are trading with gains of
over 3.5 per cent each.
is holding with gains of over 5 per cent while Infosys,
HCL Tech and Wipro are trading around 2.5 per cent each
higher. TCS is trading 2 per cent higher.
Airways has slipped considerably in early afternoon trades
and is now trading nearly 3 per cent lower. An influential
foreign brokerage had downgraded the stock yesterday.
has lost further ground after opening weak. The stock
is now down nearly 1.5 per cent lower.
and small caps are also holding on to their early gains
as there is no sign of weakness in the frontline stocks.
The mid-cap index is still trading with gains of over
3 per cent. Market breadth on the NSE remains highly positive
with around 8 stocks advancing for every declining stock.
Cables, Jindal Saw, JP Associates, TNPL, Shriram City
Union, Alembic, KEI, Bombay Rayon Fashions, Bilt and Kajaria
Ceramics are among the other major mid-cap gainers.
Limited, Shiva Texyarn, Mukta Arts, Eicher Motors and
Solarex are the major mid-cap losers.