sensex: Sensex soars! But these stocks slip 5% or more

NEW DELHI: The benchmark equity index BSE Sensex was trading 870.06 points up at 49470.67 on account of buying in frontline bluechip counters.

On the BSE,

(down 18.50 per cent) , Baid Leasing (down 10.36 per cent) , Kaira Can (down 10 per cent) , Gujarat Hy-Spin (down 9.68 per cent) , Uday Jewellery (down 9.48 per cent) , (down 9.07 per cent) , Beardsell (down 8.41 per cent) , Gujarat Hotels (down 7.41 per cent) , Gujarat Sidhee Cement (down 6.58 per cent) and Riba Textiles (down 6.44 per cent) were among the top losers.

In the Nifty pack, 35 stocks were in the green, while 15 stocks were in the red.

The Nifty index was trading 255.55 points up at 14536.75.

On the NSE, Ahlada Engineers hit its fresh 52-week low. KNR Construct, Tata Motors, Finolex Industies, PNC Infratech, Tata Motors (DVR), HDFC Bank, KEC International, Ashok Leyland and Larsen & Toubro touched their fresh 52-week high today.