Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Todays Market Closing Report - 17th January 2012
The markets made robust gains today with all sectoral indices closing in the green. The rally was primarily led by largecap counters, though smallcap and midcap counters, too, closed positive. Metal, capital goods and realty remained the best performers in today's session and auto and oil & gas also made sharp gains. The Sensex closed at 16466, up 277 points from its previous close, and the Nifty shut shop at 4967, up 93 points. The CNX Midcap index closed with 1.2% gain while the BSE Smallcap index was up 1.1% in today's trade. The market breadth was positive with advances at 920 against declines of 378 on the NSE. The top Nifty gainers were Maruti Suzuki, Hindalco,JP Associates and L & T while the biggest losers includedRanbaxy, ICICI Bank, GAIL and TCS.