Indian equity indexes ended mildly lower on Thursday, largely helped by late buying in pharma, metal, FMCG and IT stocks. But sustained selling in large cap and private bank stocks kept indices subdued.
The Sensex ended 33 points lower or by 0.08 percent, at 38,690.10, while the NSE Nifty 50 settled at 11,677, down by 15 points or 0.13 percent.
Here are the stock that trended in the market today: Gallant Ispat: Shares settled at Rs 49.50, rising by 14.72 percent. Intraday, it touched a high of Rs 50.65, after opening at Rs 42.20. Bosch: Shares ended at Rs 22,015.55, surging by 9.87 percent, adding Rs 1978.55 in value to the stock. It touched a high of Rs 22,395 intraday, after opening at Rs 20,202. Godfrey Philips: The cigarette stock ended 3.31 percent higher to settle at Rs 889.20, gaining Rs 28.45 in value. It touched an intraday high of Rs 894. PVR: The multiplex stock was up 0.54 percent to close at Rs 1,368.65, higher by Rs 7.30. It jumped to an intraday high of Rs 1,399 after reports emerged that company is planning to buy Wave Cinemas for Rs 450 crore, two weeks after the company acquired south Indian multiplex chain SPI Cinemas. ITI: Shares of ITI Ltd jumped 19.81 percent to end at Rs 111.60, adding Rs 18.45 to the stock, on reports that the company has received advance work from from BSNL for 10 years worth Rs 6,633.6 crore. United Bank of India: Shares of UBI settled at Rs 12.41, rising 10.21 percent at close. It spiked over 13.5 percent intraday on reports that the lender is planning Rs 1,500 crore capital infusion in FY19. Greaves Cotton: Shares advanced 7.81 percent to Rs 158.10 in the end, rising by Rs 11.45. It spurted to Rs 164.55 in intraday trade after reports that the company has acquired 67 percent stake for Rs 77 crore in Ratan Tata-backed Ampere Vehicles. ITC: The diversified FMCG company's scrip ended the day at Rs 319.20, a tad lower at its 52-week high of Rs 320, rising by 2.08 percent. ITC contributed 13 points to Nifty gains today. Infosys: Shares of IT firm rose 0.51 percent to close at Rs 1,417.50 in the end, adding Rs 7.15 in value to the stock. Reliance Industries: Shares ebbed 1.57 percent lower continuing a second day of downward trend. The stock lost Rs 20.35 today to end at Rs 1,274.10, after opening at the day's high of Rs 1,300. RIL contributed 15 points to Nifty's fall today.
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