Stocks of glass companies and oil & gas services companies advanced 4% and 3%, respectively. Shares of farm & farm inputs companies, sugar companies and education companies declined 6% each. Shares of trading companies and airlines companies tumbled 9% and 7%, respectively.
Combined inflation for urban and rural areas declined to 7.31% in June 2014, from 8.28% in May 2014. Inflation in urban areas declined to 6.82% in June from 7.55% in May. Food inflation in urban areas declined marginally to 6.63% in June from 7.94% in May. Inflation for vegetables in urban areas declined significantly to 0.53% in June from 5.45% in May. Inflation related to fuel & power declined to 3.41% in June from 3.89% in May. Inflation for housing remained steady at around 9%. Inflation for clothing stayed at 7.52% and for miscellaneous items declined marginally to 6.23% in June.