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Sensex closes above historic 13,000-mark

Last updated on: October 30, 2006 17:04 IST
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The markets closed on a new high on a day when most of the Asian markets ended in deep red. The Sensex closed above the 13,000 mark for the first time ever.

The Sensex closed at 13,024.26 up 117.45 points or 0.9%. It took 135 days for Sensex to move from 12,000 to 13,000 and 123 days to move from 12,500 to 13,000.

The Nifty gained 30 points to close at 3769. The BSE Small Cap Index closed at 6,483.80 down 36.58 points or 0.5%.
The BSE Midcap Index ended at 5,422.63 up 26.36 points or 0.5%.
The BSE Bankex was up 1.9% at 6,517.85. Allahabad Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra moved upwards.
The BSE IT Index gained 0.4% at 4,859.60. Patni Computer, HCL Tech, Wipro, Infosys and Satyam advanced.
The BSE Capital Goods Index was up 0.5% at 8,704.26. Alstom Projects, Alfa Laval, Lakshmi Machine, Gammon India and L&T closed higher.

The BSE Health Care Index was up 0.7% at 3,653.35. Glenmark, Cadila Health, Sterling Bio, Dr Reddys Labs, Orchid Chemical closed higher.

The BSE FMCG Index gained 0.4% at 2,018.62. Dabur India, McDowell, Colgate, Shaw Wallace and HLL closed in green.
The BSE Oil and Gas Index gained 1.2% to close at 6,050.21. Chennai Petro, HPCL, Reliance Natura, BPCL ended in green.
The BSE Auto Index closed flat at 5,388.50 and the BSE Metal Index was down 0.4% to close at 9,098.73.
The NSE cash turnover was at Rs 8412.3 crore and the NSE F&O turnover was at Rs 25315.7 crore. The BSE cash turnover was Rs 3696.95 crore. Total market wide turnover was at Rs 37424.95 crore.

Markets today:

All-time Closing High For Sensex, Nifty

Sensex closes above 13,000 for 1st time ever; up 117.45 points at 13024.26

Nifty up 29.75 points at 3769.10; surpasses its all time high during the day

BSE Bank Index up 1.86%; ICICI Bank up 3.6%, HDFC Bank up 2.7%

BSE Oil & Gas Index up 1.15%; HPCL up 4.3%, BPCL up 2.4%, ONGC up 1.9%, RIL up 0.8%

Other Index gainers; Dr Reddy up 2.8%, Infosys up 1.3%

CNX Midcap Index ends flat; gains led by pharma stock

Glenmark Pharma up 5.3%, Cadila Healthcare up 4.7%

BSE Small-Cap Index down 0.56%; dragged by textile stocks

Celebrity Fashions down 7.5%, Loyal Tectiles down 6%

NSE Advance Decline ratio at 4:5

Total market turnover at Rs 37424.95 cr Vs Rs 35186.65 on Friday

F&O Update

Turnover at Rs 25315.7 Cr

Nifty at 8.5 points premium to spot

Nifty adds 43 lakh shares in OI

Ashokleyland adds 27 lakh shares in IO

RCOM adds 58 lakh shares in OI

Gujarat Ambuja adds 23 lakh shares in OI

HLL adds 18 lakh shares in OI

Hindalco adds 16 lakh shares in OI

Indian Hotels adds lakh shares in OI

IDBI adds 26 lakh shares in OI

Sail adds 21 lakh shares in OI

Tata Steel adds 20 lakh shares in OI

Bharti adds 14 lakh shares in OI

VSNL adds 13 lakh shares in OI 

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