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Top 6 cos add more than Rs 16K cr in market valuation

August 07, 2016 12:36 IST

In the ranking of top-10 firms, TCS retained its numero-uno position followed by RIL, HDFC Bank, ITC, Infosys, HDFC, CIL, Sun Pharma, HUL and ONGC

Combined market valuation of six of the top-10 firms rose by Rs 16,445.27 crore last week, with TCS leading the chart with maximum gain.

While TCS, HDFC Bank, CIL, Sun Pharma, HUL and ONGC saw gain in their market capitalisation (m-cap) for the week ended Friday, RIL, ITC, Infosys and HDFC suffered losses.

The m-cap of TCS surged by Rs 5,980.25 crore, to Rs 521,946.66 crore, emerging as the biggest gainer among the top-10 firms.

ONGC's valuation jumped Rs 5,004.96 crore to Rs 193,182.97 crore and that of Sun Pharma by Rs 3,032.43 crore to Rs 2,02,727.88 crore.

The m-cap of HDFC Bank advanced by Rs 1,045.56 crore to Rs 3,17,052.47 crore and that of CIL rose by Rs 884.29 crore to Rs 2,08,061.04 crore.

HUL added Rs 497.78 crore to Rs 199,933.02 crore in its valuation.

On the other hand, HDFC's valuation plunged Rs 5,363.14 crore to Rs 212,065.33 crore.

Infosys lost Rs 1,504.5 crore to Rs 245,175.87 crore and that of ITC fell by Rs 1,208 crore to Rs 303,750.88 crore.

The m-cap of RIL declined by Rs 283.86 crore to Rs 329,013.53 crore.

In the ranking of top-10 firms, TCS retained its numero-uno position followed by RIL, HDFC Bank, ITC, Infosys, HDFC, CIL, Sun Pharma, HUL and ONGC.

In the past week, the Sensex and the Nifty rose 0.09 per cent and 0.51 per cent respectively.

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