Consumer Durables stocks tumble

New Delhi, Jan 13 (Agency) Among the components of the S&P BSE Consumer Durables index, Dixon Technologies (India) Ltd (down 3.55%), Amber Enterprises India Ltd (down 3.23%),Blue Star Ltd (down 2.47%),Whirlpool of India Ltd (down 2.4%),V I P Industries Ltd (down 2.13%), were the top losers. Among the other losers were Crompton Greaves Consumer Electrical Ltd (down 1.84%), Titan Company Ltd (down 1.67%), Voltas Ltd (down 1.52%), Orient Electric Ltd (down 0.97%), and TTK Prestige Ltd (down 0.23%).

On the other hand, Bajaj Electricals Ltd (up 10.49%), and Rajesh Exports Ltd (up 0.11%) turned up. At 13:48 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 229.54 or 0.46% at 49287.57. The Nifty 50 index was down 44.45 points or 0.31% at 14519. The S&P BSE Small-Cap index was down 103.68 points or 0.55% at 18819.05. The S&P BSE 150 Midcap Index index was down 61.25 points or 0.96% at 6301.15. On BSE,1157 shares were trading in green, 1810 were trading in red and 152 were unchanged.