Market Close: Benchmark indices registered a strong recovery from the intraday lows and ended on a positive note on August 2 with Nifty finished a tad below 11,000 mark.
At close the Sensex was up 118.69 points at 37,137.01, while Nifty was up 17.40 points at 10,997.40. About 1104 shares have advanced, 1339 shares declined, and 132 shares are unchanged.
Indiabulls Housing, Tata Steel, SBI, Coal India and Wipro were among major losers on the Nifty, while gainers include Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Auto and Maruti Suzuki.
Auto, infra, IT witnessed some buying, while PSU banks, metal and energy ended on negative note. Midcap index ended flat, while smallcap index was down 0.5 percent.
News Source: Moneycontrol