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ITC becomes most influential stock on Sensex

RIL had dethroned ITC from the top position last Tuesday, however, its leadership was short lived

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

FMCG major again became the BSE benchmark Sensex's today, pushing energy giant Reliance Industries to the second place.

had dethroned from the top position last Tuesday. However, its leadership proved to be short-lived and it slipped to the second spot following decline in its

At the close of the trade, commanded a weight of 9.29% in Sensex, while RIL's weightage stood at 9.21%, followed by Infosys (8.39% weight).

Shares of ended 0.08% down, while lost 1.08% on the BSE.


had first replaced as the on April 17, but the very next day the energy major regained the most influential status, pushing the FMCG giant down to the second slot.

From April 19 till April 30, remained the on both and Nifty, pushing Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to second position.

Since then, a game of sea-saw is being played between the two companies for the top place.

In terms of market capitalisation, remains the second most-valued company. TCS is the country's most valued company with an m-cap of Rs 2,41,990 crore, while had a value of Rs 2,36,258 crore.

Meanwhile, fell 50.86 points to close the trade at 16,668.01.

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