It was a strong day for the market in May, despite the sluggishness of early trade. Nifty gained 166 points to 18,255.80, as the Sensex gained 555 points to 61,749 points. 2,195 shares rose, 1,242 declined and 110 remained unchanged. Here are the top gainers and losers for the day:
Petronet LNG | CMP: Rs 227.05 | Petronet LNG’s shares slumped 4 percent after reporting a 18.1 percent drop in standalone profit for the March quarter at Rs 614.25 crore due to weak operating numbers.
It closed nearly 7 percent higher after reporting higher-than-expected earnings at Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company. From Rs 690 crore last year, the company’s standalone net profit rose by 24 percent to Rs 853 crore for the March quarter.
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