Bombay stocks capped off a strong week with a modest gain Friday.
The BSE Sensex rose 12 points to close at 12,359. The move came at the end of a week in which the index rose 4.3% and set yet another all-time high Thursday.
Top gainers on the index were
, up 3.6%,
, up 3%, and
, up 2.6%.
Major laggards on the index were
, which lost 3.3% ,
, which fell 2.7%, and
, which sank 2.3%.
surged 4.5% on a strong outlook and reports that the company will build cement plants with ACC, Birla and Jaiprakash Associates.
declined 4.2% despite a 44% latest-quarter earnings gain.
, the government-owned telecom giant, was up 1.6% on news of its plans to expand its cellular mobile sevices.
Dishman Pharmaceuticals & Chemicals
surged 10%. The company has completed US FDA inspection for one of its facility to make Eprosartan Mesylate, an anti hyper-tension drug, to be supplied to Solvay Pharmaceuticals.
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