Strong demand in the spot markets influenced metal prices
TCS, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies and Infosys are down 1-3% on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Mounting tensions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine's Crimean peninsula continue to provide strong support to oil prices
Sadbhav Engineering, Crompton Greaves,Havells India, Siemens, BHEL and Punj Lloyd are up 2-3% on the BSE.
The board has decided to enhance the limit of FIIs shareholding from 24% to 35% of the paid up share capital of the company.