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Top 5 large-cap gainers and losers this week! 

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: 2022-04-08T17:28:58+05:30

List of top 5 gainers and losers this week in the large-cap space.

Markets are back in action this week. Back-to-back bull runs held the markets to new monthly highs, however, the pressure from interest rate hikes cannot be ignored. In the period from Friday i.e. March 31 to April 7, the blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose slightly by 1% from 17,464 to 17,640. Similarly, the S&P BSE Sensex inched up by 0.8% from 58,568 to 59,035.

Among the sectoral indices, S&P BSE Utilities (10.39%) and S&P BSE Power (10.21%) were the top gainers in the previous 5 trading sessions, whereas the S&P BSE Teck (-2.15%) and S&P BSE IT (-1.93%) were among those most impacted.

Let us have a look at the top gainers and losers in the large-cap space during this period.

Top 5 Gainers  

Return (%)  

Yes Bank Ltd.  


Adani Power Ltd.  


Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.  


Tata Power Company Ltd.  


Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd.  



Top 5 Losers  

Return (%)  

Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd.  


Mphasis Ltd.  


Infosys Ltd.  


Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd.  


Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd.  



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Yes Bank:  

Shares of Yes Bank were buzzing on the bourses this week. The scrip rose 26.69% in the past 5 trading sessions, closing at Rs 15.57 on Thursday, and was among the top gainers among the large caps during this period. The upside was witnessed on the back of strong financials as deposits and advances grew by 21% and 9%, respectively. Recently, the company has also witnessed a credit rating upgrade by Care Ratings from BBB+ to BB+ which is said to have fuelled the bullish trend.

Adani Power:

Shares of this power giant Adani Power were again among the large caps stocks that rallied the most this week, rising 25.53% to close at Rs 232.30 on Thursday. The upside was witnessed on the back of the supreme court order which turned in company’s favour as it asked three Discoms from Rajasthan to clear the company’s dues. Also, the company’s investments and focus in renewable energy is said to have set the stock trending. The stock has a 52-week high of Rs 256.70 and 52-week low of Rs 69.95.

Bajaj Holdings & Investment:

Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd was among the top performers among the large caps this week and was up by 24.49% in the last 5 trading sessions, closing at Rs 6,252.25 on Thursday.  Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd (BHIL) is essentially a holding and investment company focusing on earning income through dividend, interest and gains on investments held. The company is registered as a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) with Reserve Bank of India (RBI). For Q3 FY22, the revenues have slipped by 7.23% and the net profit has slightly declined as well by 1.9% on a YoY basis.

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