Mcap tracker: Reliance, ICICI Bank gain most among Top 10 firms; valuation of TCS, Inofsys erodes

LIC, ITC and HUL were also amiong the gainers in the Top 10

The shares of Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank hit 52-week-high on Wednesday The shares of Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank hit 52-week-high on Wednesday | PTI/Reuters

Market valuation of eight of the 10 most valued firms jumped Rs 1,10,106.83 crore last week, with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) emerging as the biggest gainer.

Last week, the 30-share BSE Sensex benchmark rose 716.16 points or 0.97 per cent.

RIL, ICICI Bank, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), ITC, and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) were among the gainers while Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Infosys saw a combined erosion of Rs 38,477.49 crore in market valuation.

Reliance Industries added Rs 43,976.96 crore to its market valuation at Rs 20,20,470.88 crore. On Friday, shares of oil-to-telecom conglomerate hit a fresh 52-week high of Rs 2,996.15 apiece.

The valuation of ICICI Bank jumped Rs 27,012.47 crore to Rs 7,44,808.72 crore, and that of state-owned insurer LIC surged Rs 17,235.62 crore to Rs 6,74,655.88 crore.

The market capitalisation (mcap) of ITC rallied Rs 8,548.19 crore to Rs 5,13,640.37 crore, and that of Hindustan Unilever Ltd zoomed Rs 4,534.71 crore to Rs 5,62,574.38 crore.

Public sector lender State Bank of India mcap climbed Rs 4,149.94 crore to Rs 6,77,735.03 crore. SBI surpassed IT company Infosys to become the country's fifth most-valued firm by market valuation on the BSE on Wednesday.

The market valuation of Bharti Airtel rose by Rs 3,855.73 crore to Rs 6,34,196.63 crore and that of HDFC Bank to Rs 793.21 to Rs 10,79,286.5 crore.

However, the valuation of IT major Tata Consultancy Services declined by Rs 27,949.73 crore to Rs 14,66,030.97 crore, and that of Infosys slumped by Rs 10,527.76 crore to Rs 6,96,045.32 crore.

Reliance Industries continued to retain the title of the most valued firm, followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Infosys, SBI, LIC, Bharti Airtel, Hindustan Unilever and ITC.

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