Indian benchmark equity indices ended today’s volatile session on a flat note mainly dragged by losses in metals, FMCG, auto and pharma stocks. Buying was witnessed in banking, financials, IT and realty indices.
The Indian indices ended flat on Friday after rising in early deals as FMCG, energy, pharma and metal stocks declined. However, a rise in IT and financial stocks capped the fall. The Sensex ended points, or 0.02 percent higher at 51,544.30; while the Nifty settled at 15,163.30, down 10.00 points, or 0.07 percent. Broader markets ended mixed.
Among sectors, Nifty Metal, Nifty FMCG, Nifty Pharma, Nifty Media and Nifty Auto declined, while Nifty Bank, Nifty Financial Services and Nifty IT ended in the green. On the Nifty50, Adani Ports & SEZ, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Infosys and Wipro were the top gainers, while ITC, GAIL India, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, ONGC and Coal India were the top losers.
Sensex & Nifty Close Flat While Nifty Bank Gains 1%. Nifty Falls 10 Points To 15,163 While Sensex Gains 13 Pts To 51,544. Midcap Index Fails To Hold Record High, Closes 54 Pts Lower At 22,914. Nifty Bank Rises 357 Pts To 36,109, Led By HDFC Bank & ICICI Bank
ITC Top Nifty Loser Despite Reporting In-line Earnings For Q3. Sun Pharma Sees Profit Booking After SEBI Settlement, Stock Down 2%. Adani Ports, ICICI, Axis Bank, Infosys & Wipro Top Nifty Gainers. HDFC Surges To Record High With Market Cap Crossing `5 Lakh Cr.
Motherson Sumi Rallies 11% On Better-than-expected Earnings. Rpts Of Railway Min’s Nod For Land Lease Policy Boosts CONCOR, Stock Up 10%. IRCTC Up 7% On Reports Of Railways Starting Regular Trains FROM April 1.