The benchmark Sensex quoted at
12,911.60 with a
points in choppy trade at 12.10 pm on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Wednesday, on selective buying by funds and general investors.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange Nifty quoted at 3720.90 at 12.10 pm, up 5.90 points.
Major gainers: Ranbaxy Laboratories (Rs 420.20), Hindustan Lever (Rs 235.20), Reliance Communications (Rs 377.30), Larsen & Toubro (Rs 1,305.25), State Bank of India (Rs 1,044.50), ICICI Bank (Rs 735), Hindalco (Rs 185.35), ITC (Rs 194.75), Infosys Technologies (Rs 2,091), Hero Honda (Rs 763.50).
Major losers: Housing Development Finance Co (Rs 1,466.25), HDFC Bank (Rs 982), BHEL (Rs 2,432), Wipro Ltd (Rs 568.50), ONGC (Rs 1,160), TCS Ltd (Rs 1,107), Satyam Comp (Rs 448), Grasim Industries (Rs 2,611.50), ACC Ltd (Rs 993.45), NTPC Ltd (Rs 128.15).