Oil marketing companies gained by up to 1 percent on the back of falling crude oil prices.
Among sectors, Nifty IT index is marginally down, while metal, banking, auto, energy and pharma stocks were trading in the positive zone. The Sensex is down 87 points at 36,343, while the Nifty marginally up 32 points at 10,919. Mahindra and Mahindra, Bharti Airtel, Read more
Infosys share closed higher 1.20 percent to Rs. 706.15 per share after the Company announced the formation of a JV with Hitachi, Ltd., Panasonic Corporation and Pasona Inc.
Stocks in Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) gained over 1 percent on Thursday as company is going to mull buyback of its equity shares in its board meeting scheduled for today.
The Stock reacted positively with this development in trade Wednesday. Around 1.00 pm Ashok Layland Limited stock price was quoting at Rs. 105.15 up 1.89 percent on the NSE.