You are here: Home » News-CM » Equities » Hot Pursuit
Business Standard

Infrastructure shares in demand

Capital Market 

Among companies operating in the infrastructure sector, IVRCL (up 5.65%), Lanco Infratech (up 4.24%), GVK Power & Infrastructure (up 3.14%), Bhel (up 2.35%), L&T (up 2.23%), Projects (up 1.96%), Jaiprakash Associates (up 1.96%), (up 1.7%) and (up 1.61%), edged higher.

Among shares of construction firms, NCC (up 10.47%), (up 5.82%), Simplex Infrastructures (up 5.26%), Era Infra Engineering (up 4.97%), Valecha Engineering (up 3.04%), Hindustan Construction Company (up 2.93%), Unity Infraprojects (up 2.75%), Gammon India (up 2.41%) and Pratibha Industries (up 2.21%), edged higher.

Among shares of infrastructure finance companies, (up 2.26%) and IDFC (up 1.09%), edged higher.

The S&P BSE Sensex was up 111.14 points, or 0.57% at 19,506.95.

Prime Minister Dr. on Friday, 28 June 2013, held a meeting with the ministries of power, coal, railways, roads, shipping and civil aviation to set up targets for the current fiscal year. The Prime Minister highlighted the need to ramp up investment in infrastructure to revive investor sentiment, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said. For this purpose, a target of rolling out public-private partnership (PPP) projects of at least Rs 1 lakh crore in the next six months has been set, the PMO said.

Powered by Capital Market - Live News

First Published: Mon, July 01 2013. 11:39 IST