Indian indices ended lower but off day’s low as final hour buying pulled the Nifty just above 11,600 level.
The Sensex was down 161.70 points at 38700.53, while Nifty was down 61.50 points at 11604.50. About 1070 shares have advanced, 1493 shares declined, and 161 shares are unchanged.
Tech Mahindra, Infosys, M&M, TCS and Power Grid Corp were the top gainers on the Nifty, while losers include Indiabulls Housing, IOC, Bajaj Finance, Vedanta and Yes Bank.
Among the sectors, auto, bank, metal, FMCG and pharma witnessed some selling pressure, while some buying seen in the IT stocks.