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Nov 03, 2012, 01.22 PM IST
It was a good day for the Indian equities as benchmark indices, Sensex and Nifty, closed up 1%. The Nifty ended at 5,695.55, within striking distance of the 5,700 mark. All the BSE sectoral indices closed in positive terrain.
The Sensex was up 193.75 points or 1.04% at 18755.45, and the Nifty was up 50.50 points or 0.89% at 5695.55.
About 1534 shares advanced, 1269 shares declined, and 654 shares were unchanged.
Today, Bajaj Auto touched a new all time high of Rs 1,905. It was biggest gainer on the Nifty. Its October sales numbers were better than expected. The stock closed at Rs 1,898.00, up Rs 52.95, or 2.87%. Total sales grew by 14% month-on-month. Management told CNBC-TV18 that export markets have stabilised, they see better sales in November and December.
Hero Moto too gained 2%. It total sales was higher by 31% to over 5 lakh units month-on-month.
Top gainers on the Sensex were GAIL at Rs 358.60 up 3.75%, Bajaj Auto at Rs 1,898.55 up 2.90%, L&T at Rs 1,674.90 up 2.68% and ICICI Bank at Rs 1,079.20 up 2.12% and Hero Motocorp at Rs 1,945.45, up 2.11%.
Top losers on the Sensex were Bharti Airtel at Rs 274.90 down 2.12%, HUL at Rs 533.10 down 0.8%, Jindal Steel at Rs 388.85 down 0.8%, Sun Pharma at Rs 697.15 down 0.46%.
Most active shares on BSE were Dr Reddys Labs, SBI, Union Bank, United Spirits and L&T.
Top percentage gainers on the BSE - Kwality Dairy, Cinemax India, 20 Microns, Ratnamani Metal and Eimco Elecon were up 16-20%.
Top percentage losers on the BSE - JTL Infra, Zylog Systems, Pradip Overseas were down 9-12%.
Top gainers on the BSE Midcap - STC India, Fresenius Kabi, Kirloskar Oil, Shriram City, PTC India were up 5-7%.
Top losers on the BSE Midcap - Balrampur Chini, Clariant, Vakrangee, Indiabulls and Jyothy Labs were down 3-6%.
The Indian benchmark indices witnessed a smart surge. The Nifty stood firm at 5,700 on broad based buying. Outside the index too, the breadth was strong. The Sensex was up 227.59 points or 1.23% at 18789.29, and the Nifty rose 65.30 points or 1.16% at 5710.35.
The BSE Sensex gained further and trading nearly at higher point of the day. All BSE sectoral indices were trading in green. Strong buying was seen in capital goods, IT, auto and banking stocks. The BSE broader indices midcap and smallcap were up 0.61% and 0.77% respectively.
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