Market Close: Benchmark indices ended marginally higher in the volatile trade on July 3 with Nifty able to hold 11,900.
At close, the Sensex was up 22.77 points at 39,839.25, while Nifty was up 6.50 points at 11,916.80. About 1308 shares have advanced, 1146 shares declined, and 168 shares are unchanged.
Indiabulls Housing, IndusInd Bank, ITC, Zee Entertainment and Grasim Industries were among major gainers on the Nifty, while losers were Eicher Motors, GAIL, Tech Mahindra, Vedanta and Dr. Reddy’s Labs.
Among sectors, auto, IT ended lower, while some buying seen in the energy, infra, PSU bank and FMCG.