Market capitalisation: Tata Consultancy, Reliance Industries, Infosys and four other blue-chips companies add Rs 25,098 cr; Tata Motors top gainer

PTI Posted online: Sunday, Feb 16, 2014 at 0000 hrs
Mumbai : The combined market valuation of 7 blue-chip BSE Sensex companies surged Rs 25,098 crore last week with Tata Motors, the new entrant in the top-10 list, emerging as the biggest gainer.

Barring Coal India, ITC and HDFC Bank, rest of the seven firms including Tata Consultancy Services, Reliance Industries, Oil & Natural Gas Corpn and Infosys saw addition in their market-capitalisation (m-cap) for the week ended February 14.

Tata Motors' m-cap climbed Rs 5,814 crore, to Rs 1,04,571 crore. ONGC's market value soared Rs 5,604 crore to reach Rs 2,35,960 crore, while the m-cap of Infosys surged Rs 4,531 crore at Rs 2,09,343 crore and TCS added Rs 4,486 crore to touch Rs 4,24,309 crore.

The value of RIL rose by Rs 2,327 crore, to Rs 2,65,481 crore, while Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' m-cap shot-up by Rs 1,580 crore to touch Rs 1,26,119 crore.

Similarly, the market-cap of Wipro went up by Rs 756 crore and stood at Rs 1,39,067 crore.

However, CIL's value plunged Rs 5,622 crore, to Rs 1,64,572 crore; ITC lost Rs 2,858 crore at Rs 2,53,927 crore and that of HDFC Bank fell by Rs 1,474 crore to Rs 1,53,783 crore.

In the ranking of top-10 firms, TCS was at the numero-uno position, followed by RIL, ITC, ONGC, Infosys, CIL, HDFC Bank, Wipro, Sun Pharma and Tata Motors.

Over the last week, the Sensex lost 9.74 points the third straight weekly drop.