Mid-Session: Bulls take charge on D-St; auto, realty stocks outshine
12/10/2018 12:37
Indian benchmarks continued to trade higher during the noon trading session with the Nifty50 reclaiming 10,400 levels as rupee rose against US Dollar amid steady Asian peers.

The rupee was also trading firm, up 29 paise at 73.83 per dollar from its previous close.

At 12:30 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 34695.93 up by 694.78 points or by 2.04 per cent, while the NSE Nifty was at 10449.5 up by 214.85 points or by 2.1 per cent.

In the firm trade so-far, Sensex touched intraday high of 34727.03 and intraday low of 34279.78 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 10459.1 and intraday low of 10322.15.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 768.50,+5.25%), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (Rs. 7206.20,+4.77%), Bajaj Auto Ltd. (Rs. 2627.95,+4.11%), Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1158.55,+3.90%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 274.75,+3.60%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 1914.00,-3.32%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 101.45,-0.25%), Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 312.95,-0.03%), among others.

Among the sectors, Auto index was at 20346.79 up by 714.09 points or by 3.64%. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 768.50,+5.25%), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (Rs. 7206.20,+4.77%), Eicher Motors Ltd. (Rs. 23350.00,+4.77%), Apollo Tyres Ltd. (Rs. 215.50,+4.74%), Bharat Forge Ltd. (Rs. 580.25,+4.56%),.

On the flip side, IT index was at 14288.86 down by -124.84 points or by -0.87%. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 1914.00,-3.32%), Intense Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 37.60,-1.83%), HCL Technologies Ltd. (Rs. 991.80,-1.64%), MindTree Ltd. (Rs. 973.45,-0.78%), Matrimony.com Ltd. (Rs. 490.05,-0.67%),..

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2637 , shares advanced were 1942 while 551 shares declined and 144 were unchanged.