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Thursday, 28 August 2014

Live Stock Trading Tips & News - Capital Goods Stocks Gain

After moving in a narrow range in afternoon trade, key benchmark indices extended gains in mid-afternoon trade.
The Indian markets have been on an uptrend, but individual stocks are stealing the show. A midcap stock, Astral Poly Technik Ltd, has rallied over 3400 per cent in the last five years, thanks to two stock splits one in 2010 and the other one in 2013.
The 50-share Nifty index also managed to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7950, supported by gains in oil & gas, capital goods, consumer durable and banking stocks.
The Nifty was at 7952.75 up 16.70 points or 0.21 per cent. It touched an intraday high of 7,967.80 and a low of 7,942.25 in trade today.
The S&P BSE Sensex was up 94.49 points or 0.36% at 26,654.64. The index jumped 114.23 points at the day's high of 26,674.38 in early trade, a record high for the index.
India's NHPC shares jump 6 percent.Traders say the focus could shift to hydro power as analternative to coal in electricity generation. NHPC is the top gainer in BSE large-cap stocks called "A group" and NSE equity derivatives.

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