On July 1, 2009, the Bombay Stock Exchange implemented its quarterly market wide circuit breaker system. Today, investors bought lower level stocks. Realty, auto and bankex were major gainers. The Sensex at the BSE closed at 14645 points. It opened at 14,506 points against its previous close of 14,494 points. It observed an intra-day high of 14727.49 points and a low of 14355.52 points. In terms of overall trade, the market remained in the negative zone as prices of 1319 shares decreased and 1275 advanced on the BSE.
The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange closed at 4342.15 points, an increase of 51.05 points from its opening. It touched an intra-day high of 4362.30 points and a low 4249.70 points.
The BSE Midcap Index went up 1.16% and BSE Smallcap Index went up 0.39%
The BSE Realty Index gained 4.48%, BSE Auto Index gained 1.19% and BSE Bankex went up 1.09%.
The major gainers are:
Reliance Capital 5.05%
Axis Bank 4.93%
Idea Cellular 4.42%
Companies who saw slump in stock prices today are:
Hindalco Industries -2.14%
Power Grid -2.01%