Shares of software and IT services, companies were in demand during the fortnight. Infosys soared 19%, Polaris Financial Technology surged 16%, Coral Hub advanced 13% and HCL Technologies rose 11%.
Shares of lifestyle and leisure companies were punished. C Mahendra Exports tanked 26%, United Breweries declined 21%, United Breweries (Holdings) declined 16% and Cinemax Properties fell 13%.
Shares of software & IT services companies surged 8% and shares of oil & gas and telecom services’ companies advanced 7% each. Stocks of lifestyle & leisure companies tanked 8%. Stocks of sugar, retail and packaging companies declined 7% each.