Sensex in red; Nifty at 12,300
15/01/2020 14:44
Indian benchmarks continued to hover in red duriing the noon trading session mirroring global cues after reports that the US would likely maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until after November’s presidential election.

At 14:35 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 41729.73 down by -222.9 points or by -0.53 % and then NSE Nifty was at 12302.5 down by -59.8 points or by -0.48 %. Sensex touched intraday high of 41969.86 and intraday low of 41648.11 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 12350.3 and intraday low of 12278.75

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 2448.10,+1.63%), Titan Company Ltd. (Rs. 1179.95,+1.13%), Asian Paints Ltd. (Rs. 1835.40,+0.93%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 567.35,+0.86%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 124.60,+0.85%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1405.50,-5.10%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 764.65,-1.38%), State Bank of India (Rs. 324.15,-1.14%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 2465.10,-1.11%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 533.80,-0.68%), among others.

Among the sectors, Realty index was at 2447.52 up by 26.23 points or by 1.08%. Prestige Estates Projects Ltd. (Rs. 357.80,+5.31%), Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd. (Rs. 99.85,+4.99%), Housing Development & Infrastructure Ltd. (Rs. 3.10,+4.38%), Oberoi Realty Ltd. (Rs. 555.00,+3.12%), Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 448.00,+2.71%),.

On the flip side, Bankex index was at 36207.39 down by -331.47 points or by -0.91%. IndusInd Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1405.50,-5.10%), RBL Bank Ltd. (Rs. 348.95,-2.15%), State Bank of India (Rs. 324.15,-1.14%), ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rs. 533.80,-0.68%), HDFC Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1280.75,-0.67%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2808 , shares advanced were 1421 while 1189 shares declined and 198 were unchanged.