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Market cap of BSE listed firms hits new high

The total market capitalization of BSE-listed companies touched a new high of Rs 137.56 lakh crore on Thursday.

SI Reporter  |  Mumbai 

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The total market capitalization of BSE-listed companies touched a new high of Rs 137.56 lakh crore on Thursday, after a strong gain in heavyweight stocks like (RIL) and (TCS).

Investor wealth of BSE-listed firms, measured by (m-cap), had seen a previous record high of Rs 136.88 lakh crore scaled on September 19, 2017, the BSE data shows.

closed record high of Rs 873 on the BSE ahead of its July-September quarter (Q2FY18) results tomorrow. The company’s m-cap gained by Rs 20,328 crore  to Rs 5.52 lakh today. is scheduled to declare its Q2FY18 results today, has seen m-cap gain of Rs 9,195 crore in single day.

The two recently listed insurance companies SBI Life Insurance Company and ICICI Lombard General Insurance added Rs 1-lakh crore in total m-cap, also led the BSE m-cap to hit new high.

In absolute terms, another seven stocks – Coal India, Avenue Supermarts (D-Mart), Adani Transmission, Bharti Infratel, NTPC, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) have contributed more than Rs 5,000 crore each in m-cap increase since September 19, 2017.

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended 1% higher at 32,182 today, is less than 2% away from its all-time high level of 32,686 touched on August 2, in intra-day deal.

  Price on BSE in Rs M-cap Rs crore
Company 11/10/2017 12/10/2017 % chg 12/10/2017 Gain*
Reliance Ind 840.40 872.50 3.82 552,515 20327
TCS 2500.50 2548.55 1.92 487,869 9198
HDFC Bank 1790.40 1815.45 1.40 469,112 6473
Hindustan Unilever 1217.40 1238.20 1.71 268,008 4502
Bharti Infratel 410.60 432.55 5.35 80,005 4060
Avenue Supermarts 1214.60 1269.35 4.51 79,218 3417
Sun Pharma 525.80 539.40 2.59 129,418 3263
Hindalco 249.30 263.60 5.74 59,160 3209
Kotak Mahindra Bank 1044.05 1058.40 1.37 201,519 2732
Maruti Suzuki 7820.05 7904.40 1.08 238,776 2548
Hindustan Zinc 309.20 314.80 1.81 133,012 2366
Vedanta 313.70 319.70 1.91 118,839 2230
Axis Bank 515.55 524.65 1.77 125,795 2182
Britannia Ind 4378.50 4558.15 4.10 54,721 2157
ITC 265.40 267.00 0.60 325,302 1949
           
Market-cap gain in Rs crore over October 10, 2017

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 16:50 IST
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