Non-ferrous metals companies were a mixed bag during the fortnight. Man Industries (India), Hindustan Zinc, Hindalco Industries and National Aluminium Co advanced 8%, 5%, 5% and 4%, respectively.
Energy companies were punished. Gujarat Mineral Dev Corp and Honda Siel Power Products declined 9% and 8%, respectively. PTC India, Gujarat NRE Coke, Jaiprakash Power Ventures and JSW Energy fell 7% each.