Sensex down 195 points; Wipro, BHEL drag Analysis for Jul 25, 2014

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The key benchmark indices were down nearly 1 per cent in noon trades as investors booked profits in index heavyweights after sharp gains in the previous eight sessions.

At 1:56PM BSE SENSEX was at 26076.15, down by 195.7 points or by 0.74, while the NSE Nifty was at 7762.4 down by 68.2 points or by 0.87 per cent.

The BSE MIDCAP was at 9130.98, down by 162.48 points or by 1.75 per cent, while the BSE SMLCAP was at 9998.89, down by 230.44 points or by -2.25 per cent.

The BSE Sensex touched an intraday high of 26300.17 and an intraday low of 26007.31, while the NSE Nifty touched an intraday high of 7840.95 and an intraday low of 7748.6.The top gainers of the BSE Sensex pack were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 767.85,+2.69%), Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Rs. 655.55,+2.06%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 2757.95,+1.75%), Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (Rs. 1051.70,+1.57%), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Rs. 1212.60,+1.00%), among others.

The top losers of the BSE Sensex pack were Wipro Ltd. (Rs. 549.25,-4.78%), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (Rs. 226.40,-4.21%), Reliance Industries Ltd. (Rs. 1013.30,-2.64%), Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Rs. 192.35,-2.63%), Tata Motors Ltd. (Rs. 474.00,-2.39%), among others.In BSE, BSE_HCS index was at 12032.24 up by 120.98 points or by 1.02%. Wockhardt Ltd. (Rs. 709.55,+7.86%), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Rs. 629.95,+5.65%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Rs. 770.00,+2.98%), Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Rs. 577.00,+2.80%), Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Rs. 1116.85,+1.74%),.On the flip side, In BSE, BSE Power index was at 2141.65 down by -54.2 points or by -2.47%. Crompton Greaves Ltd. (Rs. 192.60,-4.87%), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (Rs. 226.10,-4.34%), Reliance Power Ltd. (Rs. 90.75,-3.97%), Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (Rs. 729.30,-3.90%), Adani Power Ltd. (Rs. 55.85,-3.62%),.The Market breadth, indicating the overall strength of the market, was weak. On BSE out of total shares traded 2948 , shares advanced were 779 while 2072 shares declined and 97 were unchanged.

Story first published: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:24 [IST]
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