Oil & gas companies were a mixed bag during the fortnight. Gujarat Gas Co, Selan Exploration Technology and Indraprastha Gas advanced 16%, 7% and 5%, respectively. Oil India ended flat, while GAIL (India) declined 6%.
Real estate companies were punished. DLF and Indiabulls Real Estate declined 14% and 13%, respectively. Sobha, Ansal Properties & Infrastructure and BL Kashyap & Sons declined 11% each.