Six blue-chip cos lose Rs 25,501 cr in market value

Tags: Stock Market
As the benchmark sensitive index Sensex lost over 54 points last week, six of the top-10 most valued companies saw a combined erosion of Rs 25,501 crore from their market capitalisation.

ONGC, Infosys and TCS emerged as the biggest losers during the period.

The m-cap of ONGC slumped Rs 12,576 crore to Rs 2,63,509 crore, becoming the top loser.

Infosys' market value plunged Rs 5,481 crore to Rs 1,89,153 crore, while TCS lost Rs 3,056 crore to Rs 4,16,337 crore.

The market valuation of HDFC declined Rs 2,291 crore to Rs 1,31,364 crore, while ICICI Bank's value fell by Rs 1,813 crore to Rs 1,38,328 crore. CIL's m-cap went down by Rs 284 crore to Rs 1,66,373 crore.

On the other hand, ITC added Rs 7,708 crore to Rs 2,83,432 crore in its value, while Wipro's m-cap surged Rs 5,205 crore to Rs 1,40,106 crore.

RIL's valuation rose by Rs 711 crore to Rs 2,87,089 crore and HDFC Bank added Rs 48 crore to Rs 1,75,460 crore.

TCS remained at top with highest m-cap, followed by RIL, ITC, ONGC, Infosys, HDFC Bank, CIL, Wipro, ICICI Bank and HDFC.

The BSE 30-share benchmark index Sensex ended the week 54.48 points lower at 21,755.32.


  • Everybody who contributes to India’s economic growth must be paid well

    Private sector blue chip companies are known to pay top dollar for top-level talent. Directors in such companies take home hefty pay packets.


Stay informed on our latest news!


Sarthak Raychaudhuri

vice-president, HR, Asia South Whirlpool of India

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs


Amita Sharma

Smart cities for the smart citizens

The 21st century has been spoken of as the urban ...

Zehra Naqvi

The prejudiced childhood

Sometimes the most unusual things can remind you of the ...

Bubbles Sabharwal

Women of the world, unite for a change

Last week I attended the Women in the World forum ...


William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture