A maturing market amid the mayhem
Small-cap stocks shine
The BSE Small-cap Index outperformed all other sectoral indices on Thursday, rising 2.4 percent in a firm market that ended nearly one percent up.
Of the 481 stocks in the small-cap index, 15 gained 10 percent or more, of which two jumped nearly 20 percent.
Top gainers included Shree Ram Mills, Vishal Information, BAG Films and Sarda Energy.
The mid-cap index gained 0.9 percent. Stocks like Astrazeneca Pharma gained over 7.5 percent and ended as the top index gainer. Biocon shares rose 4 percent.
What is your call on small- and mid-cap stocks? Or do you prefer large-cap counters in the current environment?Small-cap stocks shine