BSE Consumer Durables Index Hits All-Time High

BSE Consumer Durables closed at its all-time high of 4,216 after gaining 52.71 points, or 1.27%.

The index also hit a peak of 4,261.51 during the day.

The components taking the index to achieve its all-time high were Titan Industries, which climbed up 3.92% to Rs 1329.40, Rajesh Exports that arose 0.13% to Rs 525.85, Gitanjali Gems benefited 0.37% to Rs 204.20 and Lloyd Electric gained 3.92% to Rs1329.40.

In BSE Consumer Durable index, Titan Industries, Rajesh Exports, Gitanjali Gems and Lloyd Electric showed high weightages of 34.01%, 8.14%, 5.03% and 4.03%, correspondingly.

In the last one month, the Consumer Durable index ascended 7.28% to 26 June 2007 as against the Sensex’s 0.72% advancement. It had exceeded the market in the past three months, climbing up 19.47% as against the Sensex's 12.55% appreciation.

The Consumer Durables (CD) Index had declined from 4,195.08 on 31 May 2007 to 3,843.75 on 13 June 2007. It had gained 8.32% from that low to 4,163.86 on 26 June 2007. It had hit a 52-week low of 2,473.10 on 24 July 2006.

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