Feb 22 2013 00:00 IST
Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 16.20 points down to stand at 19,309.16. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 1.95 points down to stand at 5,850.30. Strides Arcolab Ltd. and Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd. were among the top gainers with an increase of 5.93% and 5.57% along with Idea Cellular Ltd. and Bharti Airtel Ltd. with an increase of 4.96% and 4.54% respectively, while the top losers include Jet Airways (India) Ltd. and United Breweries Ltd. with a decrease of 5.97% and 4.85% along with Exide Industries Ltd. and Power Finance Corpn.Ltd. with a decrease 3.06% and 2.72% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 67.96 points at 10,692.59, while the banking sector is up 42.59 points at 13,874.51 and the realty sector is up 31.94 points at 2,116.92. The Indian currency is down 0.29 % at Rs 54.31 per dollar.