Software & IT services companies were punished. Tricom India, Info Edge (India), Tech Mahindra and Intense Technologies declined 11%, 10%, 7% and 6%, respectively. HCL Technologies and Mastek fell 3% each.
Stocks of airlines soared 29%, while stocks of telecom equipment and office equipment companies advanced 15% and 12%, respectively. Stocks of sugar companies rose 11%. Shares of retail companies and transport & logistics companies fell 1% each. Shares of garments companies declined 5%.