Market capitalisation of eight BSE Sensex firms up Rs 25,815 cr, Tata Consultancy Services, ONGC shine

Market captialisationIT major TCS shot up by Rs 7,717 crore to Rs 4,22,879 crore, making it biggest gainer among top firms. (Reuters)

The combined market capitalisation of eight BSE Sensex companies rose by Rs 25,815 crore last week, with giants Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Oil & Natural Gas Corpn (ONGC) contributing the most.

Among the top-10 Sensex companies, only Reliance Industries and Coal India lost value in an overall strong stock market the past week.

The market value of IT major TCS shot up by Rs 7,717 crore to Rs 4,22,879 crore, making it the biggest gainer among the top-10 firms.

State-run ONGC's m-cap climbed Rs 6,588 crore to Rs 2,49,863 crore, while FMCG giant ITC's market value surged Rs 5,524 crore to Rs 2,55,602 crore.

ICICI Bank added Rs 2,386 crore to Rs 1,27,913 crore in value, while Wipro's m-cap soared by Rs 1,592 crore to Rs 1,36,934 crore.

HDFC Bank's m-cap jumped Rs 1,076 crore to Rs 1,60,270 crore, while that of Infosys rose by Rs 572 crore to Rs 2,04,557 crore and Bharti Airtel's value went up by Rs 360 crore to Rs 1,31,434 crore.

The m-cap of Reliance plunged Rs 4,831 crore to Rs 2,83,929 crore and Coal India lost Rs 821 crore to Rs 1,78,721 crore in value.

In the ranking of the top-10 companies, TCS continued to rule the chart, followed by Reliance, ITC, ONGC, Infosys, Coal India, HDFC Bank, Wipro, Bharti Airtel and ICICI Bank.

The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex rose 113.86 points to close the week at 21,193.58.

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