Market Close: Benchmark indices ended in the positive territory on August 5 amid volatility.
At close, the Sensex was up 123.07 points or 0.23% at 54,492.84, and the Nifty was up 35.80 points or 0.22% at 16,294.60. About 1036 shares have advanced, 1933 shares declined, and 101 shares are unchanged.
On the sectoral front, Nifty PSU bank index shed 2 percent, while metal index rose 1 percent, and IT index was up 0.7 percent. The midcap index ended flat, while smallcap index fell 0.4 percent.
Bharti Airtel, Eicher Motors, ITC, Tech Mahindra and Tata Steel were the top Nifty gainers. SBI, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Finserv were among the top losers.
News Source:- Moneycontrol