MARKETS ON MONDAY: Indices end higher for eighth session, Infosys down 3%

Markets, Stocks, BSE, NSENifty Realty gained over 1.5%: Top gainers in the pack COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) VOLUME INDBULL.REALEST. 192.00 180.75 11.25 6.22 20645312 PRESTIGE ESTATES 303.50 295.60 7.90 2.67 229646 DLF 213.75 210.25 3.50 1.66 5850707 OBEROI REALTY 513.90 508.15 5.75 1.13 132667 H D I L 41.65 41.50 0.15 0.36 6323884 Sectoral trend Top Sensex Gainers and Losers Markets at Close The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 34,305, up 112 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,528, up 48 points Oil prices drop as fears about Syria strikes fallout wane   Oil fell nearly 2% on Monday after US drilling activity rose and fears waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend. The United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles on Saturday, targeting what they said were three chemical weapons facilities in Syria in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack on April 7.   The oil price had risen nearly 10% in the run-up to the strikes, as investors bulked up on assets, such as gold or US Treasuries, that can shield against geopolitical risks. SBI drops out of India’s top 10 most valued companies   State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest state-owned bank, lost its place in the list of the country’s 10 most valued companies in terms of market capitalisation after the stock price of bank declined for the fourth straight trading days on the BSE.   With the m-cap of Rs 2,229 billion (Rs 2.229 trillion), SBI is currently stands at 11th rank, behind of Kotak Mahindra Bank, which has m-cap of Rs 2,231 billion (Rs 2.231 trillion) at 02:18 pm, the BSE data shows. READ MORE
Source: Business Standard