Benchmark indices erased most of its losses and ended near day’s high with Nifty closed above 10,950 level.
At the close the Sensex was down 52.66 points or 0.14% at 36431.67, while Nifty was down 15.60 points or 0.14% at 10951.70. About 1218 shares have advanced, 1344 shares declined, and 167 shares are unchanged.
HDFC Bank, HDFC, Infosys, ITS and Kotak Mahindra Bank are the positive contributors to the Sensex.
Among the sectors, auto, infra, and pharma ended in green, while PSU bank, metal, energy, FMCG and IT index was down between 0.20 to 1 percent.