GAIL made rapid gains in the latter half of the day to emerge the top gainer on the NSE by close on Monday. It finished the session at Rs. 369.75 as against last week’s close at Rs. 352.40, a gain of 4.92 per cent.
ONGC advanced to hold gains of 4.29 per cent at Rs. 321.10 as against Friday’s close of Rs. 307.90.
Banking stocks maintained their firm undertone through the day. IndusInd Bank ended with gains of 3.99 per cent at Rs. 490.30 as against Rs. 471.50 at close last week.
ICICI Bank held steady to close at Rs.1,242.20, up 3.68 per cent on its previous close of Rs. 1,198.10.
NMDC made further ground to trade at Rs. 134.50 as against Rs. 129.90 at close last week. This represented a gain of 3.54 per cent.