Eight of the 10 most valuable firms added Rs 2,03,335.28 crore to market valuations last week amid an overall positive trend in equities, with Reliance Industries emerging as the biggest gainer.
Last week, the BSE Sensex had gained 1,387.18 points or 2.39 per cent.
Barring HDFC Bank and Bajaj Finance, the rest eight firms in the top-10 pack saw an increase in market valuations.
The market capitalization (mcap) of index heavyweight Reliance Industries rose by Rs 68,296.41 crore to Rs 16,72,365.60 crore.
State Bank of India (SBI) added Rs 30,120.57 crore, taking its valuation to Rs 5,00,492.23 crore.
The market valuation of ICICI Bank rose by Rs 25,946.89 crore to Rs 6,32,264.39 crore and that of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) rose by Rs 18,608.76 crore to Rs 6,23,828.23 crore.
Bharti Airtel’s valuation rose by Rs 17,385.1 crore to Rs 4,43,612.09 crore.
The market valuation of ITC rose by Rs 16,739.62 crore to Rs 4,28,453.62 crore and that of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) rose by Rs 15,276.54 crore to Rs 11,48,722.59 crore.
Infosys’ mcap rose by Rs 10,961.39 crore to Rs 6,31,216.21 crore.
However, the valuation of Bajaj Finance declined by Rs 4,878.68 crore to Rs 4,35,416.70 crore and that of HDFC Bank declined by Rs 1,503.89 crore to Rs 8,01,182.91 crore.
Reliance Industries continued to rule the charts of the top-10 most valuable firms, followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HUL, SBI, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance and ITC.
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