6:00 PM Mumbai – Volatile Sensex in Mumbai jumped up more than 1% following relative stability in world markets. Punj Lloyd plans to invest $300 million to expand its defense facilities. VA Tech received an order from Malaysia-based Petronet worth $250 million.
Market indexes in Mumbai advanced after global markets stabilized and investors focused on the current quarter economic growth outlook.
Rupee weakened 6 paisa to 66.24 against one U.S. dollar.
The Sensex Index advanced 311.22 or 1.2% to close at 25,764.78. The CNX Nifty increased 106 or 1.4% to 7,823.
Gainers & Losers
Caplin Point Laboratories Limited
soared 15.2% to ₹1,605 after the pharmaceutical products maker received an approval from Brazil''s National Health Surveillance Agency for its sterlite injectable manufacturing unit at Chennai.
rose 1.1% to ₹656.85 after the third-largest drug maker acquired the exclusive rights to market skin care products of the derma and cosmeceutical firm Percos India, for about ₹90 crore.
IL&FS Trust Company
, the company agreed to acquire 2.65 crore shares or 9.97% stake in Max India.
Jet Airways (India) Limited
advanced 1.8% to ₹325.30 after the second-largest airline company plans to merge with its wholly owned subsidiary Jet Lite (India) Ltd.
Punj Lloyd Limited
increased 1.6% to ₹25.40 after the infrastructure services provider plans to invest ₹2,000 crore to expand its defense facilities.
Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd
jumped 4.5% to ₹615 after the company secured an order for supply of carbon steel pipes from L&T for ₹528 crore.
VA Tech Wabag Ltd
gained 4.1% to ₹712 after the company in a consortium with Muhibbah Engineering won an order worth ₹1,500 crore from Malaysia-based Petronet.