The Indian benchmark indices are trading at day's high level in the afternoon session. The metal stocks are shining, its index is trading at 11729.43 up by 262.1 points or by 2.29 per cent. Coal India Ltd. is trading high at 3.98 per cent, Steel Authority of India Ltd. 3.60 per cent and Tata Steel Ltd. 3.48 per cent.
At 2:30 hours, the SENSEX was trading at 38946.06 up by 178.95 points or by 0.46 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 11695.65 up by 52.2 points or by 0.45 per cent. The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 38972.7 and intraday low of 38780.08 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 11699.4 and intraday low of 11648.25.
The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 110.15,+6.43%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 228.20,+5.72%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2102.75,+4.42%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 250.00,+4.25%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 552.10,+3.44%), among others. On the flip side, the top losers of the BSE Sensex were Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 725.60,-2.98%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 458.65,-1.22%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 156.55,-0.79%), YES Bank Ltd. (Rs. 266.70,-0.43%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 2020.50,-0.28%), among others.
Among sectors, Realty index was at 2169.99 up by 37.21 points or by 1.74%. Godrej Industries Ltd. (Rs. 955.65,+5.49%), Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 515.10,+2.98%), Oberoi Realty Ltd. (Rs. 600.00,+2.54%), Sunteck Realty Ltd. (Rs. 491.65,+1.10%), Phoenix Mills Ltd. (Rs. 635.50,+1.03%),. On the other hand, Oil&Gas index was at 14772.59 down by -55.17 points or by -0.37%. GAIL (India) Ltd. (Rs. 352.70,-0.82%), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 154.25,-0.80%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 156.55,-0.79%), Petronet LNG Ltd. (Rs. 237.70,-0.73%), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 258.00,-0.67%),.
The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2816 , shares advanced were 1532 while 1086 shares declined and 198 were unchanged.