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Sensex Ends With 461-pt Gain

Monday’s losses were washed away as stock markets raced to book huge gains

After shedding 437.63 points on Monday, the bulls came back in full force on Tuesday.

Sensex added 461.08 points during the day to end at 15,127 level, making for a 3.14 per cent gain. This is the highest level touched since August 12, 2008. While Nifty turned in gains of 2.73per cent to close at 4,550.95 points.

Sensex opened with a gap-down opening at 14,618.98 points against previous close of 14,665.92 points markets soon gained momentum.

BSE Mid-cap delivered 3.15 per cent gain while BSE Small Cap lagged with 1.67 per cent gains.

All the sectoral indices landed in green while realty stocks once again stole the show. BSE Realty was the top performing index with gains of 6.25 per cent. In total six sectoral indices- BSE IT (4.79%), BSE Metal (4.28%), BSE CD (4.18%), BSE CG (4.04%) and BSE TECk (3.75%) outperformed the Sensex.

While BSE HC was turned in lowest gains of 1.80 per cent, close to it was BSE Power with 1.98 per cent gains.

As far as specific stocks are concerned among, the 30 scrip Sensex all stocks except for NTPC and Grasim Industries were the only stocks to finish the day below their previous close. NTPC fell by 0.61 per cent and Grasim Industries by 0.64 per cent . While on the top DLF with 10.7 per cent gains, following it was JaiPrakash Associate with 8.18 per cent and Reliance Communication with 7.37 per cent. Of the total 30 stocks of Sensex 13 stocks turned in gains more than 4 per cent.

Top Gainers of the day (Group A)
Company  Last Traded Price  Previous close  Change(%)
Tech Mahindra 744.2 593.2 25.46
IDBI Bank 104.85 89.85 16.69
Sesa Goa 175.2 152.6 14.81
Voltas 141.95 125.45 13.15
HCL Technologies 194.25 172.35 12.71

Top Losers of the day (Group A)
Company  Last Traded Price  Previous close  Change(%)
Jai Corp 315.75 332.35 -4.99
IOC 555.5 580.35 -4.28
BPCL 446.1 463.3 -3.71
Godrej Industries 127.65 132.4 -3.59
Exide Industries 69.85 72.4 -3.52