Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Todays Market Closing Report - 18th January 2012
The markets closed flat today with capital goods, IT, metal and auto being the worst performers. Oil & gas remained the highest gainer in today's trade and it was this sector that stopped the slide of the markets. Realty, too, closed positive. The Sensex closed at 16451, down 15 points from its previous close, and the Nifty shut shop at 4956, down 11 points. The CNX Midcap index closed with 1.2% loss while the BSE Smallcap index was down 1% in today's session. The market breadth was negative with advances at 362 against declines of 958 on the NSE. The top Nifty gainers were RIL, HDFC Bank, Reliance Infra andReliance Power while the biggest losers included Tata Steel,SAIL, Coal India and Kotak Mahindra Bank.