The Indian benchmark indices have managed to maintain positive momentum in the afternoon session on Monday. Capital Goods index was trading higher in Monday's afternoon session. The shares of Suzlon Energy trading up 4.03 per cent, Graphite India up 3.04 per cent and V-Guard Industries up 2.72 per cent, were the top gainers in the index.
At 12:28 hours, the SENSEX was trading at 38880.56 up by 113.45 points or by 0.29 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 11679.3 up by 35.85 points or by 0.31 per cent. The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 38900.44 and intraday low of 38780.08 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 11686.4 and intraday low of 11648.25.
The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 109.90,+6.18%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 228.60,+5.91%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 249.25,+3.94%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 550.80,+3.19%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2077.80,+3.18%), among others. On the other hand, the top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 725.85,-2.94%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 461.00,-0.71%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 156.80,-0.63%), Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Rs. 339.90,-0.48%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 2019.60,-0.33%), among others.
Among sectors, Realty index was at 2160.26 up by 27.48 points or by 1.29%. Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 514.50,+2.86%), Oberoi Realty Ltd. (Rs. 597.00,+2.03%), Phoenix Mills Ltd. (Rs. 640.00,+1.75%), Godrej Industries Ltd. (Rs. 919.40,+1.49%), Sunteck Realty Ltd. (Rs. 491.25,+1.02%),. On the flip side, Oil&Gas index was at 14784.56 down by -43.2 points or by -0.29%. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 154.10,-0.90%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 258.00,-0.67%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 156.80,-0.63%), Petronet LNG Ltd. (Rs. 238.10,-0.56%), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 359.50,-0.31%),.
The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2579 , shares advanced were 1460 while 943 shares declined and 176 were unchanged.