The BSE Sensex recorded small gains while the NSE’s Nifty50 index saw a minor fall during the holiday-shortened week. The Sensex closed just 0.8-percent higher, while the Nifty down 0.1-pc for the week.
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Among sectoral indices this week, the Nifty PSU Banks rallied over 0.8-pc while Nifty Bank rose 0.84-pc and Nifty Finance surged up 1.1-pc.
Among losers for the week, the Nifty Metal slipped the most, down 4.3-pc, while Nifty FMCG shed 2.2-pc, and the Nifty Realty skid 1.5-pc. Meanwhile, the Nifty-IT slipped 0.5-pc, Nifty Pharma fell 0.8-pc and the Nifty Media lost 1.3-pc for the week.
BhartiAirtel, BajajFinserv, BhartiInfratel, ICICI Bank, TCS & Reliance Industries, were the top gainers for the week, up between 2 to 6-pc.
Among top losers on the Nifty this week, Vedanta, UPL, Hindalco, Adani Ports, went down between 4 & 12-pc.
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glenmark Pharma was recorded as the biggest gainer among the companies in the midcaps, rising 5-pc this week after posting a strong profit at Rs 255 crore. DLF, Muthoot Finance, Motherson Sumi, Lupin, and Granules India were the other major midcap gainers, up 3 to 4-pc.
Among losers, Indiabulls Housing Finance slipped the most, down 13-pc, Meanwhile, JustDial, Strides Pharma, Aurobindo Pharma, SunTV and LIC Housing Finance declined in between 4 to 13-pc.