6 of top-10 most valued companies lose Rs 60,422 crore in m-cap

New Delhi: The combined market valuation of6 of the top-10 most valued Indian companies together took a knock of Rs 60,422.54 crore last week, with RIL being the hardest hit.

While Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HDFC Ltd, ITC, HDFC Bank, Maruti Suzuki India and ONGC suffered losses in their market capitalisation (m-cap) for the week ended Friday, TCS, HUL, Infosys and State Bank of India (SBI) saw a jump in their valuation.

The m-cap of RIL dived Rs 39,328.34 crore to Rs 5,59,526.33 crore. HDFC’s valuation plunged Rs 10,782.84 crore to Rs 2,72,402.31 crore and that of ITC tanked Rs 4,935.13 crore to Rs 3,18,468.37 crore.

The market cap of HDFC Bank dropped Rs 3,116.2 crore to Rs 4,70,454.76 crore and that of Maruti came down by Rs 1,554.2 crore to Rs 2,46,646.86 crore.

ONGC’s valuation fell by Rs 705.83 crore to Rs 2,44,858.13 crore. In contrast, the m-cap of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) surged Rs 17,343.44 crore to Rs 5,17,489.36 crore.

The valuation of Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) soared Rs 11,395.98 crore to Rs 2,79,380.07 crore and that of Infosys jumped Rs 7,799.17 crore to Rs 2,20,649.17 crore.

SBI added Rs 7,078.28 crore at Rs 2,87,619.92 crore in its m-cap. In the ranking of top-10 firms, RIL continued to remain at the pole position followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, ITC, SBI, HUL, HDFC Ltd, Maruti, ONGC and Infosys.

Over the last week, the Sensex recorded a fall of 371 points, or 1.10 per cent, and the NSE Nifty 130.75 points, or 1.25 per cent.