6:00 PM Mumbai – Bhel secured contract worth $90 million. ICICI Bank raised $100 million through a Chinese debt market offering. Religare promoters reduce their stakes worth $182 million and apply for a banking license. Vakrangee promoters increased their stake.
The Sensex Index gained 22.42 to close at 19,245.70 and the CNX Nifty rose 8.65 to close at 5,822.25.
Gainers & Losers
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
fell 0.9% to Rs 179.20 after the company secured contract worth Rs 450 crore for renovation of thermal unit in Maharashtra.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited
slipped 1.6% to Rs 2,099.10 after the U.S. based drug maker AbbVie Inc mounted a legal challenge for alleged infringement of thyroid injection patent.
Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
, after the company hiked retail cooking gas prices by Rs 2 per kg.
ICICI Bank Limited
slid 0.4% to Rs 1,086.45 after its Dubai branch sold debt of 650 million Renminbi maturity date June 25, 2015.
gained 0.7% to Rs 143.75 after the board approved the proposal to seek a retail banking license from the Reserve Bank of India.
Pratibha Industries Limited
, the water transmission company received two new work orders for building and water segment worth Rs 571 crore.
Religare Enterprises Limited
rose 0.5% to Rs 316 after the promoters plan to reduce their stake worth $182 million and apply for a banking license.
Vakrangee Softwares Ltd.
advanced 5.1% to Rs 78.75 after the promoters increased their stake by 4.53% through open market in last one month.