Sensex ends above 145 pts; ONGC top gainer
Mahindra & Mahindra shares soared 37 points or 2.56% at Rs. 1,466.25 on the announcement of positive June sales. The company reported 20% growth in its domestic sales and also grew by 17% in its export sales. Overall auto sales for June was positive for the company. The stock opened at Rs. 1,429.90 slightly above its previous closing of Rs. 1,428.95. Total traded quantity was at 1.15 lakh shares surpassing its two weeks average quantity of 0.78 lakh shares.
Pharma stock rallies on Friday morning session. The index was trading at 15,659.11 above 166 points. It opened to its all time low of 15,542.43 but was higher from its previous closing of 15,493. Out of 63 stocks, investors hold their position with 47 advances, 7 declines, 2 remaining unchanged and 7 not traded. Shilpa Medicare was top gainer by soaring over 10% at Rs. 549.70. Other noticable gainers were Marksans at Rs. 49.10 up 3.15%, Dr. Reddy Laboratories at Rs. 3,461 rising 2.29%. Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Glenmark and Dishman Pharmaceuticals were trading in the range of 1.40%-1.60%.