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( 15 May 2019)
Mid Session: Indices trade green; Heritage Foods surges 6%

The domestic indices are trading smooth in a positive terrain on Wednesday afternoon led by gains in FMCG. The shares of Heritage Foods Ltd. are trading Rs. 467.80 high at 6.33 per cent and Uttam Sugar Mills Ltd. is trading at Rs. 116.50 up 5.19 per cent.

At 12:31 hours, the SENSEX was trading at 37491.06 up by 172.53 points or by 0.46 per cent and then NSE Nifty was at 11252.6 up by 30.55 points or by 0.27 per cent. The BSE Sensex touched intraday high of 37559.67 and intraday low of 37368.04 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 11286.8 and intraday low of 11235.35.

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex were Bajaj Finance Ltd. (Rs. 2939.90,+1.94%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 625.00,+1.45%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1276.10,+1.32%), Tata Steel Ltd. (Rs. 475.70,+1.27%), Vedanta Ltd. (Rs. 162.55,+1.25%), among others. On the other hand, the top losers of the BSE Sensex were YES Bank Ltd. (Rs. 148.75,-4.74%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 83.50,-3.30%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 179.00,-2.90%), Coal India Ltd. (Rs. 237.85,-1.82%), NTPC Ltd. (Rs. 124.55,-0.76%), among others.

Among sectors, FMCG index was at 11391.91 up by 61.42 points or by 0.54%. Heritage Foods Ltd. (Rs. 467.80,+6.33%), Uttam Sugar Mills Ltd. (Rs. 116.50,+5.19%), Prabhat Dairy Ltd. (Rs. 67.90,+4.95%), Vadilal Industries Ltd. (Rs. 509.10,+4.36%), Chaman Lal Setia Exports Ltd. (Rs. 66.70,+4.30%),. On the flip side, Power index was at 1858.76 down by -8.35 points or by -0.45%. Suzlon Energy Ltd. (Rs. 5.34,-6.48%), Adani Power Ltd. (Rs. 39.10,-4.17%), CG Power and Industrial Solutions Ltd. (Rs. 36.10,-2.56%), Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (Rs. 105.50,-2.04%), GMR Infrastructure Ltd. (Rs. 15.55,-1.58%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2553 , shares advanced were 1241 while 1110 shares declined and 202 were unchanged.