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Sunday trade: Sensex ends 12 pts up at 10413
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June 25, 2006 12:58 IST

The markets ended with modest gains on Sunday's special trading session. The Sensex gained 11.63 points or 0.11% to end at 10,412.93. It touched an intraday high of 10,510.07 and an intraday low of 10,367.04.

The Nifty also closed up 7.40 points or 0.25% at 3050.30. It touched an intraday high of 3083 and an intraday low of 3035.95.

The BSE Small Cap Index also closed up 79.92 points or 1.44% at 5,613.43. The BSE Midcap Index also ended up 45.95 points or 1.04% at 4,467.08.

The total market breadth was positive, about 1428 shares advanced, 557 shares declined, and 38 shares remained unchanged.

Tata Steel [Get Quote], ONGC [Get Quote], Dr Reddy's Labs, Ranbaxy [Get Quote] Labs, Wipro [Get Quote], SAIL [Get Quote] and BPCL [Get Quote] were the biggest gainers.
However, top losers were HDFC Bank [Get Quote], SBI [Get Quote], Bharti Airtel [Get Quote], Reliance Energy [Get Quote], ACC, Shipping Corp, Jet Airways [Get Quote] and Nalco.

Sunday special trading

Metals were the biggest gainer due to Mittal Arcelor news despite of weakness in markets in the last trade. The BSE Metal Index gained 2.29% or 189.71 points at 8,482.55 due to buying in Welspun Guj, Jindal Saw [Get Quote], Tata Steel, SAIL, Sterlite Ind, Jindal Steel and Guj NRE Coke.

The BSE Healthcare Index also ended in green as gains were seen in Apollo Hospitals [Get Quote], FDC, Divis Labs, Sterling Bio, Wyeth, Pfizer [Get Quote], GSK [Get Quote] Pharma, Nicholas Piramal [Get Quote], Ranbaxy Labs, Dr Reddy's Labs, Matrix Lab, Cadila Healthcare [Get Quote], Wockhardt, Lupin, Biocon [Get Quote] and Novartis India [Get Quote].

Consumer durables stocks like Samtel Color [Get Quote], Su-Raj Diamonds [Get Quote], Whirlpool [Get Quote], Titan Industries [Get Quote] and BPL also finished positive. The BSE Consumer Durables Index moved up 0.79% at 2,777.83.

Some gains were also seen in technology, auto, capital goods, oil & gas and FMCG stocks.
However, banking stocks lost ground.  

Sensex @ 11.19 a.m

The markets were volatile. At 11:19 am, the Sensex was up 13 points at 10414. The Nifty was up 9 points at 3052.

Tata Steel, ONGC, Hero Honda, Dr Reddy's Labs, SAIL and Wipro were the biggest gainers on indices.

However, top losers were SBI, Reliance Energy, Reliance, HDFC Bank, Jet Airways, Shipping Corp and Nalco.

The BSE Metal Index was up over 2.50% due to Mittal-Arcelor news.

Pharma, consumer durables, capital goods, FMCG, technology and auto stocks have gained.

Sensex @ 10:31 a.m

The markets have opened on positive note, which continue its gains. At 10:31 am, the Sensex was up 101.37 points at 10502. The Nifty was up 35 points at 3078. TCS [Get Quote], Allcargo, Wipro, Ashok Leyland [Get Quote], Ranbaxy, Tata Steel, SAIL, Tata Tea [Get Quote], Zee Tele, ONGC, Tata Coffee, Hero Honda, OBC and GAIL were the biggest gainers in the morning trade.

The NSE Nifty up 19 points at 3061.

However, Jet Airways and Shipping Corp were down little bit.

Wall Street ended with modest loss on Friday, Dow Jones slipped 30 points.

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