Shares of shipping companies, airlines companies and consumer products companies advanced 4%, 4% and 3%, respectively. Stocks of transport & logistics companies and education companies declined 7% and 5%, respectively. Stocks of steel products companies fell 4%.
Combined inflation for urban and rural areas increased to 5.41% in November 2015, from 5% in October 2015. Inflation in urban areas increased to 4.71% in November, from 4.28% in October. Food inflation in urban areas increased to 6.30% in November from 5.41% in October. In urban areas, prices of vegetables increased by 7.44%, since last year. Inflation related to fuel & power fell marginally, to 2.22% in November from 2.59% in October. Inflation for housing increased marginally to 4.95%. Inflation for clothing hovered around 4%; for miscellaneous items, it increased to 2.82% in November from 2.46% in October.