Markets remain firm, helped by strong gains in Reliance
Industries and select metal and technology stocks. Other
Asian markets remain mostly firm while Europe has opened
is trading higher by 103 points at 13978 at 01.10 PM.
is now trading higher by 25 points at 4026.
Steel has moved up further and is the best performer among
index stocks, trading more than 2.5 per cent higher. Among
other metals, Hindalco is trading more than 1.5 per cent
Industries has also gained further and is now trading
well over 2 per cent higher
tech stocks, Infosys and HCL Tech are trading with gains
of nearly 1.5 per cent each
Energy has added another 1.5 per cent after yesterday's
nearly 3 per cent rally
is holding on to gains of well over 2 per cent
Airways has come off its highs and is trading over 2 per
Communications and L&T are the other major gainers.
Tele has slipped further and remains the worst performer
among index stocks, with losses of well over 2 per cent
Power has corrected nearly 1.5 per cent after yesterday's
has shed close to 1.5 per cent while Siemens is down more
than 0.5 per cent
has lost further ground after a weak opening and is down
well over a per cent. HDFC continues to trade nearly a
per cent lower.
pharma stocks, Cipla is down close to a per cent and Sun
Pharma has lost over 0.5 per cent
India and Bajaj Auto are the other major losers
and small caps are also holding on to early gains. The
NSE mid-cap index is now trading with gains of 0.55 per
cent. BSE mid-cap continues to trade 0.65 per cent higher
and the small-cap index is trading with gains of nearly
0.85 per cent. Market breadth on the NSE remains positive
with more than 1.5 stocks advancing for every declining
Paper is locked in the 20 per cent upper circuit. Flex
Industries remains locked in the 10 per cent upper circuit.
NRC, Pearl Global, Sterling Tools and Lakshmi Precision
are also locked in 10 per cent circuits.
Video, IVP, HOV Services and GTL Infra are among the major
Writing, Suryajyoti Spinning, Aban Offshore, Jagran Prakashan,
Pioneer Embroideries, Vindhya Tele, Simbhaoli Sugar and
RK Forge are the major mid-cap losers.