Market Close: It was flat close on May 3 after benchmark indices gave all its intraday gains in the final hour of trading.
At close, the Sensex was down 18.17 points at 38963.26, while Nifty was down 12.50 points at 11712.30. About 1027 shares have advanced, 1462 shares declined, and 190 shares are unchanged.
Indiabulls Housing, NTPC, Yes Bank, Bharti Airtel and ICICI Bank were top gainers on the Nifty, while losers include TCS, Britannia Industries, Tech Mahindra, Adani Ports and HUL.
Among sectors, FMCG, IT, pharma and metal ended in red, while some buying seen in the auto, bank, energy and infra.