For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Markets trade flat; Ambuja tanks 14 per cent

Markets trade flat; Ambuja tanks 14 per cent
Markets opened the day lower on the back of weak global cues and profit booking across Asia. The Nifty was trading lower by 8 points in trade, while the Sensex gained 10 points.

Among the top losers in trade were Ambuja Cements after Holcim announced a stake hike in the company. The stock was down 14 per cent in trade.

Other prominent losers in trade were Cairn, Gail, Tata Power and Hindalco Industries. ITC was down 1 per cent ahead of its results to be declared later today. Technology stocks continued to rally in trade with Infosys and TCS among the gainers.

PSU banking stocks along with private sector banking names saw some selling pressure with Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Syndicate Bank and Union Bank of India being among the losers.

Real estate stocks also had a bad day with prominent losers being HDIL, Unitech and DB Realty. Wockhardt continued to slide for the third day in a row following FDA worries and the stock was down 6 per cent at Rs 617 in trade.

Gitanjali Gems continued to trade at the lower end of the circuit filter with the stock down another 5 per cent in trade today. HeroMotor Corp which announced its results on Wednesday saw a recovery in its share price.

Meanwhile, most of the Asian markets were trading in the red after rallying for the last few days. The Hong Kong's Hang Sang, the Chinese Shanghai Composite and the Singapore's Strait Times were all trading lower.

Read more about: sensex nifty
Story first published: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 9:32 [IST]
Company Search
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Goodreturns sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Goodreturns website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more