- Tag results for Nifty
Traders said market remained range-bound for the better part of the session as investors kept their exposure at a low ebb due to weak global cues.
Indices staged a moderate recovery in early trade Wednesday, following tepid sentiment in other Asian markets.
While the Sensex dropped 134.32 points to 36,444.64, Nifty finished at 39.10 points lower at 10,922.75.
The BSE 30-share barometer dropped 134.05 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 36,444.91 in early trade as index major Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, ICICI Bank and Maruti Suzuki declined.
Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank and Sun Pharmaceuticals saw positive indices for itself due to high Q3 results.
The 30-share BSE index jumped 228.12 points, or 0.63 per cent, to 36,614.73 in early trade.
The BSE Sensex settled 12.53 points, or 0.03 per cent, higher at 36,386.61. The broader NSE Nifty inched up 1.75 points, or 0.02 per cent, to 10,906.95.
After opening marginally higher, the 30-share index turned negative and was trading 79.53 points, or 0.22 per cent, lower at 36,294.55 in early trade.
After gyrating nearly 300 points, the BSE Sensex settled 52.79 points, or 0.15 per cent, higher at 36,374.08. The broader NSE Nifty inched up 14.90 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 10,905.20.
In the Sensex pack, Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, TCS, SBI, Reliance Industries, ONGC, Axis Bank and NTPC rose up to 2.66 per cent.
In the morning session on Wednesday, the biggest gainers in the Sensex pack were IndusInd Bank, NTPC, SBI, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, Vedanta, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, PowerGrid, ONGC and Infosys
Yes Bank emerges top gainer as Infosys, Vedanta, Reliance Industries and TCS steal the show.
All the sectors on the BSE and the NSE traded in the green.
The fall was led by L&T, IndusInd Bank, PowerGrid, NTPC, TCS, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Bharti Airtel and SBI, declining up to 2.64 per cent.
Market sentiment also turned cautious ahead of the release of key macroeconomic data. The 30-share index fell 174.61 points, or 0.48 per cent, to 35,835.23 in early trade.