The BSE Sensex trimmed initial gains
but the NSE Nifty was trading above 10,200 mark in late
morning session backed by sustained buying mainly in realty,
metal, banking, power, oil & gas and utilities stocks amid
firm Asian cues.
The 30-share Sensex resumed higher at 32,619.26 and
hovered in a range of 32,670.37 and 32,534.21 in late morning
trade. It was trading at 32,594.50 at 1130 hrs, up by 87.78
points or 0.27 per cent.
While, the NSE 50-share Nifty was also trading up by
30.10, or 0.30 per cent to 10,214.95.
The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.27 per cent, under-
performing the Sensex and the S&P BSE Small-Cap index advanced
0.79 per cent, outperforming the Sensex.
Major gainers were, ONGC by 2.77 pct, NTPC 2.52 pct,
Tata Steel 1.85 pct, Hindunilver 1.63 pct, AsianPaint 1.16 pct
and Axis Bank 1.07 pct.
However, Tata Motors fell 1.11 pct, Sunpharma 0.92
pct, TataMtrDvr 0.77 pct and M&M 0.74 pct.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a
net Rs 81.51 crore on yesterday, as per provisional data
released by the stock exchanges.
Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares
worth a net Rs 307.84 crore, as per provisional data.
Globally, most Asian stocks shrugged off yesterday's
declines in the US, where a gauge of equity volatility climbed
as market participants assessed the recent rally in global
stocks before a slew of earnings reports.
US stocks began the week with losses yesterday, as
industrial and technology companies and retailers all
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