Indian equity indices, the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty 50, ended lower on Wednesday, recovering from steep losses on a volatile day of trade.
Through the day, benchmark indices traded under sustained selling pressure in nearly all sectors except IT, pharma and plunged sharply owing to the rupee's fall to record low against the US dollar.
The Sensex recovered 244 points from lows to close 140 points in the red at 38,018, while the Nifty 50 saw a recovery of 83 points from day’s low to see a close 43 points lower at 11,477.
Here's a list of stocks that trended among the most on the stock market today:
Muthoot Finance: Shares ended 9.41 percent higher to trade at Rs 437.10 at close. The gold finance company's stock has added Rs 37.60 in value. Intraday, it jumped over 10.5 percent to Rs 442.
Bharat Electronics: BEL shares declined by 13.34 percent to end at Rs 94.50, losing Rs 14.55. The large cap defence stock is losing for the last eight days and has fallen nearly 20 percent for the last eight days.
L&T Infotech: Shares of the L&T group company closed 0.51 percent higher at Rs 1,869.50, recovering from nearly three percent fall in early trade on profit-booking.
Reliance Infrastructure: The ADAG company jumped 5.50 percent to close at Rs 478.25, adding Rs 24.95 in value. The stock touched an intraday high of Rs 480, jumping nearly six percent. CRISIL has withdrawn its 'D' rating on the ADAG company's non-convertible debentures worth Rs 710 crore.
Jet Airways: The airline scrip quoted at Rs 267.10 apiece, lower by 1.84 percent. It touched an intraday low of Rs 263, after opening at Rs 265.90.
Havells India: Shares ended 1.21 percent lower at Rs 661.35, recovering from the day's sharp lows at Rs 646. The stock declined on concerns that company's margins may reduce after rival Syska Group slashed prices of light-emitting diode products by 10-15 percent recently.
Britannia Industries: The FMCG stock recovered from the day's low of Rs 6,051 to end at Rs 6,180.45, still down by 2.57 percent.
Sical Logistics: The micro-cap stock jumped over 17 percent on huge volumes in intraday trade and ended over 19 percent higher at Rs 200.05, adding Rs 32 in value.
Cyient: The IT stock ended 5.33 percent higher at Rs 769.20, surging by Rs 38.95. It ranged between Rs 774.40 and Rs 735, after opening at Rs 745.
Page Industries: Shares of Page Industries, the makers of Jockey brand inner-wear, dipped 3.28 percent, to trade at Rs 32,500 at close. The stock lost Rs 11,01.85 in value and dipped around 12 percent from its record high of Rs 36,335.95.