6:00 PM Mumbai – IOCL plans to acquire land worth about Rs 6,800 crore to expand project in Gujarat. L&T secured a contract for about Rs 894 crore from ONGC. Power Grid Corp approved investments of Rs 6,575 crore in various projects.
Indian rupee declined to a record low 3 paisa to close at 63.67 against one dollar.
The Sensex Index jumped 153.95 or 0.6% to close at 27,395.73. The CNX Nifty gained 45.60 or 0.6% to 8,246.30.
Gainers & Losers
Assam Company India Limited
soared 19.9% to Rs 4.88 after the conglomerate signed an agreement with ONGC for 60% investment in Amguri field.
Career Point Limited
climbed 9.2% to Rs 147.55 after the integrated solution provider signed an agreement with the Rajasthan government for skill development training program.
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
advanced 1.4% to Rs 332.45 after the petroleum products maker plans to acquire land worth about Rs 6,800 crore to expand project in Gujarat.
Larsen & Toubro Limited
rose 0.2% to Rs 1,492.30 after the engineering infrastructure developer secured a contract for about Rs 894 crore from ONGC.
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
fell 0.3% to Rs 136.60 after the board approved to project investment proposals worth Rs 6,574.83 crore.
R.P.P. Infra Projects Limited
dropped 1.7% to Rs 123 after the infrastructure developer secured an order worth Rs 48.4 crore in Tamil Nadu.