Nifty IT index up 0.7%; Top gainers from the pack COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) VOLUME TATA ELXSI 1204.75 1142.75 62.00 5.43 3784333 HCL TECHNOLOGIES 1085.00 1062.35 22.65 2.13 4490123 MINDTREE 999.70 979.85 19.85 2.03 8921125 KPIT TECH. 246.60 243.10 3.50 1.44 3994887 INFOSYS 1189.30 1178.45 10.85 0.92 10738186 Sectoral Trend Top Sensex gainers and losers Markets at Close The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day at 34,450, up 35 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,584, up 20 points 80 stocks gain over 25% in Sensex's 2,000 points rally in past one month Shares of 80 companies have rallied more than 25% after the S&P BSE Sensex recovered more than 2,000 points in past one month. The S&P BSE Sensex hit an intra-day high of 34,664, rebounding 2,068 points or 6% from its recent low of 32,596 recorded on March 23, 2018. The Nifty 50 index too rose 6% to 10,638 from 9,998 levels one month ago. READ MORE Salasar Techno gains 8% on repeat order of Rs 350 million from Reliance Jio Shares of Salasar Techno Engineering have moved 8% higher to Rs 385 per share, also their new high on the BSE, after the company said it has received new orders of Rs 490 million from leading telecom players in India and Nepal. The company received an order of Rs 350 million from Reliance Jio to supply 300 telecom towers, Salasar Techno Engineering said in a press release. The company also received export order of 100 telecom towers worth Rs 140 million to Nepal, it added. READ MORE
The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day at 34,451, up 35 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,585, up 21 points.
Among individual stocks, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became India's first $100 billion information technology (IT) company in terms of market capitalisation (market-cap), after the stock of the IT bellwether hit a new high during the day. The stock had hit a new high of Rs 3,557.90 on NSE, up 4.57% in the intra-day trade, extending its Friday’s 6.7% surge, as the company reported better-than-expected March quarter earnings in post market hours on Thursday. However, the stock pared the day's gains to end at Rs 3,395.90, down 0.19% from the previous close.
(With inputs from Reuters)