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Oct 11, 2017 12:58 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Market Update: BSE Smallcap index hits record high; HPCL top gainer, RIL most active

The top gainers in Nifty50 Index were Hindustan Petroleum Corporation which zoomed 4 percent followed by Bharti Infratel and Bharti Infratel which added 3.71 percent and 2.98 percent respectively. From the oil & gas space, Indian Oil Corporation was the top gainer, up 2.15 percent while 2-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto gained 1.92 percent.

Market Update: BSE Smallcap index hits record high; HPCL top gainer, RIL most active

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Indian markets contined its positive move on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex gaining over 129 points, a rise of 0.4 percent while the Nifty50 extended its gains, up 40 points at 10057.80.

In the Nifty50 Index, the top gainers were Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) which zoomed 4 percent followed buy Bharti Airtel and Bharti Infratel which added 3.71 percent and 2.98 percent respectively. From the oil & gas space, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) was the top gainer, up 2.15 percent while 2-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto gained 1.92 percent.

One of the most active stock in the Nifty was Reliance Industries which was up 1.19 percent followed by followed by Cochin Shipyard after the company won a contract from the Indian Navy. Avenue Supermarts was the other stock which jumped over 4 percent. However, Maruti Suzuki, which was one of the most traded stock in the Nifty Index slipped 0.59 percent. From the banking space, Axis Bank was the top contributor which added 1.37 percent while PSU major State Bank of India was down 1.19 .percent.

Within the BSE Index, IL&FS Transportation Network was the top gainer which was up 5.85 percent followed by MMTC and Finolex Cables.

The stocks that hit new 52-week high on the Nifty were Bajaj Auto, IGL, Motilal Oswal, HEG and Avenue Supermarts while on the BSE, Procter & Gamble, Gillette India, Mahanagar Gas, Bharat Financial Inclusion and MM Forgings were some of the few stocks that hit 52-week high.

In the Nifty50 Index, the advance-decline ratio was strongly in favour of the advances with 30 in advances and 19 in decline. On the other hand in the BSE Index 1389 advanced as against 1127 declines.

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