The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty ended in positive terrain on Tuesday following buying in front line blue chip stocks in the second half coupled with a rebound in European markets. Sensex climbed 170.09 points to end at 25,320.44, while Nifty regained 7,700-mark by gaining 50.85 points to settle at 7,700.90.
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Below are the top 7 stocks that remained in focus today:
Adani Enterprises: Share price of the company ended 4.53 pe cent up at Rs 78.50 on reports that an Australian court has rejected a bid by environmentalists to stop its $16.5 billion controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine project. The court said, the firm can go ahead if it agrees to some environmental measures.
Lux Industries: Share price of the company hit upper circuit on the National Stock Exchange after changes in circuit limit were implemented. The scrip jumped 20 per cent to Rs 3,607.95 on Tuesday after the exchange transferred the stock from trade for trade segment to rolling segment. It was kept in trade for trade segment for 11 trading sessions. As a result, the circuit limit of Lux Industries shares changed from 5 per cent to 20 per cent now.
Jain Irrigation: Shares of the company later settled 2.45 per cent up at Rs 62.75 after the Andhra Pradesh government allotted over 623 acres of land to the company for setting up an integrated agriculture and horticulture park in Kurnool district of the state.
Yes Bank: Shares of the private lender ended 1.22 per cent up at Rs 690.55 after sources said that its advance tax payment increased 38.11 per cent in December 2015 to Rs 424 crore from Rs 307 crore in December 2014.
Sun Pharma: Stocks of the drug major were trading 1.48 per cent up at Rs 780 (9.31 am) as the company has sold its manufacturing unit in Ohio to Nostrum Laboratories Inc for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s consolidation of manufacturing business in the US. Later, the share price of the company settled 0.66 per cent up at Rs 773.70.
Mahindra and Mahindra and Tech Mahindra: Stocks of M&M and Tech Mahindra ended 0.21 per cent and 4.18 per cent at Rs 1284.30 and Rs 520.00, respectively after it was announced that they will buy 76.06 pct of Pininfarina for 25.3 mln euros ($28 million).
Hotel Leelaventure: Shares of the hospitality chain closed 3.70 per cent up at Rs 21 after it completed the Rs 725-crore sale of its Goa property to Ceres Hotels.