Top 10 cos add Rs91k cr in a week; RIL leads pack

Top 10 cos add Rs91k cr in a week; RIL leads pack
PTI
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First Published: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 11 45 AM IST
Updated: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 11 45 AM IST
Mumbai: Extending their gains of the past two weeks, country’s 10 most valued firms added over Rs91,000 crore to their market capitalisation last week with Reliance Industries alone accounting for over one-third of the total gain.
The most valued firm of the country Reliance Industries added Rs32,963 crore to its valuation last week. Shares of RIL surged nearly 16% on the BSE, amid the broader market witnessing a counter rally in bear market.
At the end of the Friday’s trade, the valuation of Mukesh Ambani-led RIL stood at Rs2,43,624 crore, against Rs2,10,661 crore a week ago.
The top-10 firms, comprising four private and six public sector entities, added Rs91,480 crore last week, taking the total market cap of the elite club to Rs11,15,658 crore.
In the previous week, the valuation of the club was at Rs10,24,177 crore.
Two state-run companies-- oil major Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and power utility NTPC-- added Rs11,325 crore and Rs3,710 crore respectively to their valuation last week.
At the end of Friday’s trade, ONGC remained the most valued PSU firm with a market cap of Rs1,72,821 crore, while NTPC was valued at Rs1,50,109 crore.
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First Published: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 11 45 AM IST
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