Top seven cos add Rs 54,619 cr in m-cap; RIL, Infy big gainers

NEW DELHI, Oct 25:  The combined market valuation of top seven Sensex companies surged by Rs 54,619 crore last week, with RIL, Infosys and TCS stealing the show with big gains.
Barring ONGC, Sun Pharma and SBI, rest seven companies in the top 10 Sensex firms, including ITC, HDFC Bank, CIL and HDFC, saw rise in their market capitalisation (m-cap).
The valuation of RIL zoomed by Rs 14,135.74 crore to Rs 3,09,545.09 crore, emerging as the biggest gainer among top 10 firms.
Infosys’ m-cap soared by Rs 12,587.26 crore to Rs 2,63,815.58 crore and that of TCS jumped by Rs 11,871.82 crore to Rs 4,99,739.93 crore.
The value of ITC shot up by Rs 7,585.04 crore to Rs 2,87,589.32 crore and that of HDFC rose by Rs 4,535.83 crore to Rs 2,11,543.03 crore.
Similarly, HDFC Bank saw a gain of Rs 2,039.74 crore to Rs
2,78,978.04 crore and CIL went up by Rs 1,863.33 crore to Rs 2,15,640.68 crore.
In contrast, ONGC’s value dipped by Rs 5,903.29 crore to Rs 2,20,261.09 crore.
SBI lost Rs 1,591.37 crore to Rs 1,96,281.82 crore and Sun
Pharma witnessed a decline of Rs 1,034.77 crore to Rs 2,12,945.55 crore.
The ranking of top-10 companies as of last week was: TCS, RIL, ITC, HDFC Bank, Infosys, ONGC, CIL, Sun Pharma, HDFC and SBI.
Over the past week, the benchmark index Sensex ended at 27,470.81, showing a gain of 256.21 points, or 0.94 per cent.
Besides, markets ended in the green for the fourth consecutive week. (PTI)


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