Market Close: The benchmark indices ended higher in the consolidation day. The Sensex was up 66.44 points at 39,749.73, while Nifty was up 16.40 points at 11,941.20. About 1416 shares have advanced, 1160 shares declined, and 154 shares are unchanged.
The gainers on Nifty were Zee Entertainment, Yes Bank, Infosys, Coal India and Power Grid Corp, while losers include Bharti Infratel, Bajaj Auto, Grasim Industries, Hero Motocorp and UltraTech Cement.
Among sectors, auto, infra and PSU bank remained under pressure, while buying seen in the energy, IT and Metal.