Sensex, Nifty End Little Changed; Broader Markets Underperform
Indian equities ended little changed in a day where benchmark indices fluctuated between gains and losses throughout the session.
The S&P BSE Sensex ended 25 points lower at 49,492 while the NSE Nifty 50 index ended unchanged at 14,564.
Among the sectoral indices today, the PSU Bank index ended as the top performer in today's session, gaining 3.3%. The Nifty Bank index ended 0.7% higher and at a record high of 32,574.
The Nifty Auto index ended 0.8% higher while most other indices ended flat.
The Pharma index was the top sectoral laggard in today's session, ending 0.9% lower.
Broader markets underperformed in today's session. The Midcap index ended 0.6% lower while the Smallcap index fell 0.2%.
The India Volatility Index rose 1.9% to close at 23.29.
643 stocks on the NSE ended with gains while 1,260 stocks reported losses.