Midcaps, Smallcaps shine
SBI, NTPC, SBI and ICICI Bank plummeted 1-2%. Infosys, Wipro, Bharti, HDFC Bank and TCS were down 0.3-0.9%.
Auto stocks were mixed after their monthly sales numbers. Tata Motors was down 0.5% and Bajaj Auto down 0.3%. However, Hero Honda, Maruti and M&M gained 0.7-1.5%.
ADAG stocks like Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital and Reliance Power rallied 2-5%. BHEL was the leading player, with gaining over 3%.
HDFC was up 1% and ONGC up 0.6%. Hindalco, IDFC, Grasim, Sesa Goa and Jaiprakash Associates surged 2-3%.
In midcap space, HOEC, JSW Holdings, Kingfisher Airlines, Ispat Industries and PTC India jumped 7-11% while Kansai Nerolac, Rajesh Exports, Sanwaria Agro, Jagran Prakashan and Zydus Wellness lost 3-4%.
In smallcap space, Atlanta and Lok Housing shot up 20% each. Delta Corp, Reliance Media and Tinplate were up 13-14%. However, Elantas Beck, Dynamatic Tech, Chromatic India, R M Mohite and Newtime Infra slipped 5-7%.