Closing Update- Key indices settled on a divergent note near the flat line after registering intraday volatility. The BSE Sensex closed up 10.32 points at 33,147.22, while the Nifty 50 index fell 20.75 points or 0.20% at 10,323.05, The Sensex and the Nifty had hit record highs in intraday trade. Among secondary indices, the BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.28%. The BSE Small-Cap index gained 0.27%. Both the indices outperformed the Sensex.
The overall health of the market was narrow with 1,312 shares advanced and 1,293 shares declined and 135 shares were unchanged.
The NSE Nifty50 index pared gains to end in negative terrain after hitting record highs earlier in the session since Yes Bank dropped about 10% on concerns over bad loans.
Sun Pharmaceuticals, Tata Motors Ltd, Bajaj Finance Ltd, Adani Ports and ONGC are among the gainers, while YES Bank, Infratel, Bharti Airtel, IOC and HPCL are losing steam on NSE.