Market Close: Benchmark indices ended marginally higher in the volatile session after hitting fresh record highs intraday.
At close, the Sensex was up 151.81 points or 0.28% at 54554.66, and the Nifty was up 21.80 points or 0.13% at 16280.10. About 679 shares have advanced, 2401 shares declined, and 98 shares are unchanged.
On the sectoral front, except IT, all other indices ended in the red with Nifty metal and PSU Bank indices shed over 2 percent each. BSE Smallcap index fell 2 percent, while midcap index was down nearly 1 percent.
Bharti Airtel, Tech Mahindra, HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and M&M were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers included Shree Cements, JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Power Grid Corp and IOC.
News Source:- Moneycontrol