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Market Now: BSE Smallcap index trails benchmark Sensex


NEW DELHI: The BSE Smallcap index was trailing benchmark Sensex in morning trade on Tuesday.

The S&P BSE Smallcap index was trading 130 points down at 19,150, while Sensex was 20 points up at 33,833 around 10.40 am (IST) on Tuesday. The Nifty50 index was 8 points up at 10,443.

Shares of Jaypee Infratech (down 6.16 per cent), Jaiprakash Associates (down 5.58 per cent), Intense Technologies (down 5.12 per cent), Bombay Rayon Fashions (down 4.99 per cent), Ricoh India (down 4.99 per cent), 3i Infotech (down 4.98 per cent), Gujarat NRE Coke (down 4.97 per cent) and GVK Power & Infrastructure (down 4.90 per cent) cracked up to 6 per cent in the BSE Smallcap index.

However, shares of D B Realty (up 9.94 per cent), Fineotex Chemical (up 7.01 per cent), Advanced Enzyme Technologies (up 6.50 per cent), JVL Agro Industries (up 6.38 per cent), Udaipur Cement Works (up 5.82 per cent) and Jai Corp (up 5.44 per cent) surged over 5 per cent in the smallcap index.

Equity benchmarks were trading on a choppy note. Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty50 index, 21 were trading in the green, while 29 were in the red.

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors and Coal India were trading as the top gainers in the Sensex index.

YES Bank, State Bank of India and Asian Paints were among the laggards of the Sensex kitty.

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