Infosys reclaims the position of most influential stock on BSE from ITC

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Infosys reclaims the position of most influential stock on BSE from ITC
IT bellwether Infosys yesterday reclaimed the spot of being the most influential stock on the BSE index, racing past FMCG major ITC, reported PTI. As per the exchanges site, Infosys is now the top stock on BSE's 30-share index Sensex, followed by ITC.

However, on the NSE, both ITC and Infosys had equal weight of 8.77 per cent. Shares of Infosys rose by 0.15 per cent, while ITC lost 0.36 per cent on the BSE. According to the media report, ITC had earlier surpassed Infosys to become the most influential stock on the Sensex.

On Thursday, Infosys had become the Indian stock market's most influential stock among the key benchmark scrips, pushing ITC to the second position. Others in the top five are Reliance Industries Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services and Housing Development Finance Corp., said the media report.

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Read more about: infosys, bse index, sensex, itc, ril, tcs, hdfc
Story first published: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:12 [IST]
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