Indian equities consolidated and end volatile session in the positive terrain Tuesday. Gains were led by surge in realty, capital goods and pharma stocks. Second rung stocks gathered momentum and outperformed the benchmarks.
National Stock Exchange’s Nifty closed at 2932.10 up 12.20 points or 0.41 per cent. The broader index hit an intra-day high of 2957.40 and low of 2891.75.
Bombay Stock Exchange ended at 9633.87 up 49.98 points or 0.52 per cent. The index touched a high of 9724.87 and low of 9510.50 in today’s trade.
BSE Midcap Index was up 1.64 per cent and BSE Smallcap moved 0.24 per cent higher.
Biggest Nifty gainers were Zee Entertainment (6.62%), DLF (6.47%), Unitech (6.37%), Reliance Capital (5.89%) and Reliance Communications (4.33%).
SAIL (-4.06%), Reliance Infrastructure (-2.95%), Tata Steel (-2.33%), Tata Motors (-2.3%) and Hindalco Industries (-1.85%) ended lower in the 50-share index.