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19 April, 2018 19:05 IST
Sensex gains; RIL, ONGC, NTPC up
Source: IRIS | 21 Apr, 2017, 10.55AM
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Indian equities continued to rise for the third day on Friday. At 10.44 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 47.52 points or 0.16% at 29,469.91 with 19 components gaining. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 15.95 points or 0.17% at 9,152.35 with 29 components gaining.

Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Reliance Industries (2.85%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (1.25%), NTPC (1.22%), Bharat Heavy Electricals (0.77%), Axis Bank (0.71%), and Asian Paints (0.57%).

On the other hand, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.93%), Cipla (1.73%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (0.85%), Tata Consultancy Services (0.58%), Coal India (0.54%), and Maruti Suzuki India (0.43%) were the biggest losers in the Sensex.

Market breadth was positive with 1,437 advances against 717 declines.

Max Financial Services topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. 11,091.09 million. It was followed by Asian Paints (Rs. 1,580.47 million), Spicejet (Rs. 533.93 million) and Reliance Industries (Rs. 253.25 million).

The volume chart was led by Max Financial Services with trades of over 17.55 million shares. It was followed by Aadhaar Ventures India (5.53 million), Spicejet (5.02 million) and Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar (4.66 million).

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