The benchmark Sensex recovered from
initial losses in late morning session following fresh buying
mainly in telecom, oil&gas, realty, banking and financial
sectors amid higher Asian cues.
The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.43 per cent and the S&P
BSE Small-Cap index advanced 0.54 per cent. Both the indices
outperformed the Sensex.
The 30-share Sensex, resumed higher at 32,654.41 and
hovered in a range of 32,659.32 and 32,556.74 before quoting
32,659.58 at 1120 hours, a rise of 25.94 points or 0.08 per
While, the NSE 50-share Nifty was also trading up by
12.60 points or 0.12 per cent to 10,243.45.
Major gainers were AsianPaint 1.31 pct, BhartiAirtel 1.20
pct, SunPharma 0.96 pct and Bajaj Auto 0.86 pct.
However, Tata Motors fell 0.87 pct followed by M&M
0.69 pct, Infosys 0.61 pct and ONGC 0.47 pct.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a
net Rs 29.92 crore yesterday, as per provisional data released
by the stock exchanges.
Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares
worth a net Rs 272.69 crore, as per provisional data.
In overseas markets, Asian stocks edged higher tracking
record closing on the Wall Street overnight.
(This article has not been edited by Zeebiz editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)