Oil and gas companies rally on pricing hopes

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 Oil and gas companies rally on pricing hopes
Indian Oil Corporation: Quotes, News
BSE 352.90BSE Quote2.15 (0.61%)
NSE 352.85NSE Quote1.4 (0.40%)
Oil India: Quotes, News
BSE 343.40BSE Quote4.2 (1.22%)
NSE 343.15NSE Quote2.45 (0.71%)
Shares of oil and gas exploration companies rallied on hopes that there would be a revision in gas prices, fuelling sentiments for stocks from the sector. Indian Oil was the star performer jumping more than 5% in trade.

Oil India rallied more than 2.5% and was last traded at Rs 285 on the bourses. ONGC on the other hand was the top gainer from the Nifty rallying 2.57%.

Oil marketing companies like BPCL and HPCL also gained on the exchanges on reports that there could be a possible diesel hike in the coming days.

Reliance Industries, also into gas exploration was the only stock that lost marginal ground in trade today.


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Story first published: Friday, January 4, 2013, 12:49 [IST]
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