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Nifty hits 7950, Sensex strong; Hindalco, Tata Steel down

Top software services exporter TCS rallied 2 percent and housing finance company HDFC jumped 1.8 percent. State-run power equipment maker BHEL shot up nearly 3 percent. Top lender State Bank of India and car maker Maruti Suzuki rose over 1.4 percent.

11:17

The News International Team

Nifty hits 7950, Sensex strong; Hindalco, Tata Steel down

The market extended gains in late morning trade with the Sensex surging 170.12 points to 26589.67. The Nifty touched 7950 level, up 38.80 points to 7952 on further buying in technology, FMCG and auto stocks.

The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices gained 0.3 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively., About 1400 shares have advanced, 988 shares declined, and 81 shares are unchanged.

Top software services exporter TCS rallied 2 percent and housing finance company HDFC jumped 1.8 percent. State-run power equipment maker BHEL shot up nearly 3 percent. Top lender State Bank of India and car maker Maruti Suzuki rose over 1.4 percent.

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever gained 1.6 percent. Shares of ITC, Reliance Industries, ONGC, Infosys, Tata Motors, Sun Pharma and Axis Bank climbed 0.3-0.8 percent.

However, Sesa Sterlite, Hindalco Industries, Tata Steel, Gail and Tata Power fell a percent each.

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Sensex at record high; HDFC, TCS lead; metals lose shine

BHEL topped the buying list, up 2.5 perent followed by HDFC, TCS, State Bank of India, Mahindra and Mahindra, Sun Pharma, Axis Bank, Cipla and Dr Reddy’s Labs with 1-1.5 percent.

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09:15

Nifty at record high, Sensex up 100 pts; Maruti top gainerRead More »

Hindalco Industries, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, BHEL, Sun Pharma and ONGC topped the buying list.

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