After a day which saw sensex opening over 100 points higher and going upto 200 points lower than the previous trade, the final bell kept both the major indices closer to the previous day.
Sensex closed at 36,542.27 points, 109.79 points (0.30%) lower than the previous close, whereas, Nifty closed just above the 11,050 point. At the close, Nifty traded at 11,053.80 points, 13.65 points (0.12%) lower than the previous close.
After initially remaining in the green zone, the equity benchmarks have broken. At 12:00 PM, sensex was trading at 36,468.18 points, down 183.88 points (0.50%), whereas, Nifty was trading at 11,040.40 points, down by 27.05 points (0.24%).
After the initial surge, the market seems to have stabilized around the same mark. After the initial 15 minutes of trading, Sensex was up 93.86 points (0.26%) at 36745.92, whereas, Nifty was higher by 26.50 points (0.24%) and trading at 11094.00.
Axis Bank, Tata Steel, Eicher motors and Lupin were the highest gainers, whereas, Wipro, ONGC and HCL Tech were on the list of top losers.
Continuing the rising trend from yesterday, Sensex opened over 100 points higher than the previous trading day. At the first minute after opening, BSE benchmark was trading at 36,779.91 points, up 127 points (0.35%) compared to yesterday’s close.
Nifty also opened in green and at 9:15 AM, it was trading 39.25 points (0.35%) higher at 11,106 points.