Sensex, Nifty End Little Changed; Post Gains For The Week
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Sensex, Nifty End Little Changed; Post Gains For The Week

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Closing Bell: More Consolidation

Indian equity markets ended a rangebound session with modest gains, registering a weekly advance as well.

The S&P BSE Sensex ended 0.3% higher at 40,685 while the NSE Nifty 50 index ended 0.28% higher at 11,930.

Auto stocks were the top performers in today's session. The Nifty Auto index was the top sectoral gainer, ending 3% higher. Three out of the top five gainers on the Nifty 50 index, were auto stocks (Maruti, M&M, Bajaj Auto).

The five-day winning run of the Nifty Realty index came to an end in today's session. The index ended 1.1% lower. All other indices ended flat but with a positive bias.

Broader markets, through ending off the day's high, outperformed the benchmark indices. The Nifty Midcap index ended 0.8% higher while the Smallcap index ended 0.6% higher.

India Volatility Index ended 3.6% lower at 21.82.

1,219 stocks on the NSE ended with gains while 645 posted losses.

How Did The Markets Fare During The Week

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