Shares below Rs 100: Only buyers were seen in these stocks on January 17!
About 1,460 shares have advanced, 1,942 declined and 157 are unchanged.
India's energy imports increased in the nine months ending in December, as domestic demand remained high despite the global energy crisis. As per information provided by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry on January 16, the biggest increase in imported goods was noted in petroleum, crude and petroleum products, which were then followed by coal and briquettes.
In context to the above news, BSE Oil & Gas Index and BSE Energy Index were among the Top Losers on BSE today but amid volatility, the benchmark indices were trading higher. About 1,460 shares have advanced, 1,942 declined and 157 are unchanged.
At 01:15 pm, BSE Sensex was trading higher, up around 225 points or 0.37 per cent at a level of 60,317.20 and NSE Nifty-50 also was trading higher, up around 52 points or 0.29 per cent at 17,946.20.
In the broader markets, the indices traded lower with the BSE Midcap index down by 0.62 per cent and the BSE Small cap index down by 0.38 per cent, respectively.
From April to December of this fiscal year, the country's total exports increased by 9 per cent to USD 332.76 billion. Imports increased by 24.96 percent during the period, totaling USD 551.7 billion. Experts predict that Russia will remain India's top crude oil supplier in the medium term unless it faces regulatory pressure.
Following is the list of low-priced stocks that were locked in the upper circuit on January 17:
Investors should keep an eye on these stocks.