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( 14 Jan 2020)
Mid-Session: Sensex, Nifty trade flat; Dec WPI inflation at 2.59%

Indian benchmarks were trading marginally higher during the noon trading session. Investors remained on the sidelines as December WPI inflation rose to 2.59% versus 0.58%, MoM. Food inflation at 11.05% versus 9.02%, primary articles inflation at 11.46% versus 7.68% and manufactured products inflation at -0.25% versus -0.84%, MoM.

Shares of casino operator Delta Corp fell 4 percent intraday on January 14 after it reported subdued operating performance in the quarter ended December 2019.

At 12:35 hours, the 30-share benchmark index was trading at 41889.59 up by 29.9 points or by 0.07 % and then NSE Nifty was at 12340.2 up by 10.65 points or by 0.09 %.

Sensex touched intraday high of 41903.7 and intraday low of 41770.9 The NSE Nifty touched intraday high of 12349.75 and intraday low of 12308.7

The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Rs. 2397.45,+1.32%), ITC Ltd. (Rs. 242.00,+1.19%), Nestle India Ltd. (Rs. 14807.90,+1.00%), Axis Bank Ltd. (Rs. 744.60,+0.97%), Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (Rs. 2209.55,+0.85%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Rs. 1674.90,-0.96%), Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 124.40,-0.84%), Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Rs. 1324.35,-0.75%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1532.00,-0.74%), Infosys Ltd. (Rs. 768.75,-0.60%), among others.

FMCG index was at 11784.31 up by 131.72 points or by 1.13%. Tata Global Beverages Ltd. (Rs. 375.50,+6.40%), S H Kelkar & Company Ltd. (Rs. 120.25,+5.25%), Avanti Feeds Ltd. (Rs. 646.00,+5.17%), Waterbase Ltd. (Rs. 153.30,+4.53%), Godrej Industries Ltd. (Rs. 565.95,+3.96%),.

Realty index was at 2419.32 down by -4.81 points or by -0.2%. Phoenix Mills Ltd. (Rs. 848.40,-2.51%), Sobha Ltd. (Rs. 439.00,-1.07%), Sunteck Realty Ltd. (Rs. 437.90,-0.62%), Oberoi Realty Ltd. (Rs. 539.95,-0.41%), DLF Ltd. (Rs. 252.35,-0.20%),.

The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2544 , shares advanced were 1444 while 928 shares declined and 172 were unchanged.