Monday, January 16, 2012

Todays Market Closing Report - 16th January 2012

The markets closed with moderate gains today with capital goods and IT being the best performers. Auto and FMCG, too, made significant gains but oil & gas and realty doused the upward movement and closed with substantial downside. The Sensex closed at 16189, up 35 points from its previous close, and the Nifty shut shop at 4874, up 8 points. The CNX Midcap index closed with 0.1% loss while the BSE Smallcap index was up 0.3% in today's trade. The market breadth was negative with advances at 580 against declines of 721 on the NSE. The top Nifty gainers were Maruti Suzuki, BHEL, SBI and L & T while the biggest losers included Reliance Power, NTPC,Kotak Mahindra Bank and RIL.