The BSE IT index slipped 3.25 percent on Friday after Infosys, which posted better-than-expected results, warned currency volatility could crimp growth for the outsourcing sector.
The stock closed 3.4 percent lower, after rising as much as 2 percent to a record high of 3,249 rupees on results. Both Wirpo and TCS ended 3.5 percent lower.
It was a tough day for investors in realty stocks, as the sectoral index slipped 1.8 percent and ended as the top loser among indices.
Anant Raj Industries led the losers, ending down 3 percent. Top listed firms like Unitech and DLF followed, slipping 2.5 and 2 percent respectively.
Shares in lender SKS Microfinance fell nearly 9 percent in trade on Monday after the firm said it had terminated the appointment of its chief executive.
The stock ended 5.8 percent lower.
SKS, India’s largest microlender that raised about $358 million in an IPO in August, said in a notice it had withdrawn all powers granted to Suresh Gurumani, MD and CEO, with immediate effect, without giving any reason.
Mahindra Satyam on Wednesday reported net losses for FY2009 & FY2010, giving the first view of its financial state almost 2 years after it was hit by India’s biggest corporate fraud.
Shares in Satyam ended just 0.1 percent higher at 98.9 rupees ahead of results announcement.
The BSE Realty Index gained 2.7 percent on Friday and ended as the top sectoral gainer, with stocks such as DLF and Unitech posting smart gains.
DLF, India’s top listed firm, ended 5.2 percent higher at 365.65 rupees, while Unitech gained 3.14 percent. Sobha Developers topped the index with gains of 6.5 percent.
Bank stocks corrected on Thursday and the banking index ended down 1.2 percent, as the overall market slipped on profit booking.
SBI and ICICI Bank closed down 0.2 percent and 2.3 percent respectively. HDFC Bank and mortgage lender Housing Development Finance lost 0.6 percent.
Shares in automobile companies rose on Wednesday on hopes of buoyant demand during the September-to-December festive season.
Top car maker Maruti Suzuki rose 3.6 percent after Bank of America-Merrill Lynch upgraded it to buy from underperform.
The BSE FMCG Index closed 3.5 percent higher on Monday and topped the list of sectoral gainers with stocks such as ITC and Colgate posting smart gains.
ITC touched an intra-day high of 5.9 percent, its highest level in at least 20 years, helped by robust domestic consumption. The share closed 4.9 percent up.