Market Close: Benchmark indices erased early gains and ended on flat note amid expiry day volatility.
At close, the Sensex was up 4.89 points or 0.01% at 55,949.10, and the Nifty was up 2.20 points or 0.01% at 16,636.90. About 1578 shares have advanced, 1372 shares declined, and 105 shares are unchanged.
Britannia Industries, Tata Consumer Products, HDFC Life, BPCL and Reliance Industries were the top Nifty gainers. Bharti Airtel, JSW Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Hindalco Industries and Power Grid were among the top losers.
Among sectors, metal index shed over 1 percent, while selling was also seen in the auto, pharma and PSU banking stocks. However, FMCG, oil & gas, realty and power indices ended in the green. BSE midcap and smallcap indices added 0.3 percent each.
News Source:- Moneycontrol