Mumbai: A strong stock market, which saw the BSE Sensex surge 2.69 percent, has pushed up the combined market capitalisation (m-cap) of top nine blue-chips by Rs 46,869 crore, with energy major RIL alone adding Rs 8,645 crore to its value.

TCS, ONGC, Coal India, ITC, SBI, Infosys, HDFC Bank and NTPC also logged gains in value.

Bharti Airtel, however, was the only one in top-10 that saw slump in m-cap for the trading week ended on Friday.

The market value of Reliance Industries Ltd surged Rs 8,645 crore to Rs 2,41,481 crore, followed by IT major TCS which added Rs 8,582 crore taking its m-cap to Rs 2,50,044 crore on Friday.

ITC's value climbed Rs 6,568 crore to Rs 2,02,458 crore, while NTPC added Rs 6,267 crore to reach Rs 1,31,721 crore.

Similarly, the m-cap of CIL jumped Rs 6,190 crore to Rs 2,19,430 crore; ONGC saw a gain of Rs 4,534 crore at Rs 2,43,574 crore and HDFC Bank added Rs 4,346 crore at Rs
1,32,371 crore.

Infosys' value soared Rs 1,576 crore to Rs 1,43,703 crore and m-cap of SBI rose by Rs 161 crore to Rs 1,44,888 crore.

In contrast, the market worth of Bharti Airtel slipped Rs 2,184 crore to Rs 1,15,824 crore.

TCS retained the first slot in the top 10 list for the week, followed by ONGC, RIL, CIL, ITC, SBI, Infosys, HDFC Bank, NTPC and Bharti.

(Agencies)

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