Shares of the National Aluminium Co Ltd (NATIONALUM) witnessed a sudden surge of nearly 5.5 % in today’s trade as reports started trickling in that the Union cabinet will hold a meeting on Friday to consider selling some of the government stake in five companies.
The Sensex is at 18,021., up 21 points over the previous close. It had earlier touched a day’s high of 18,031 and a day’s low of 18,005. It opened at 18,023.
The Nifty was quoting at 5,434, up 4 points over the previous close. It earlier touched a day’s high of 5,437 and a day’s low of 5,429. It opened at 5,435.
The BSE Small-Cap index and BSE Mid- Cap index was trading at 0.38% and 0.30%.
PSU, Auto, Power , Oil and Gas, Capital Goods,Bankex indices are the gainers.
Metal, Realty, FMCG, HC, Teck and IT indices are the losers.